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Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG)

Epublication WebSurg.com, Feb 2017;17(02). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03enlopeznava001

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In this key lecture, Dr. Lopez-Nava presents the main principles of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG). He briefly introduces the fibre optic endoscope system, single port surgery, and the evolution of bariatric surgery, as well as endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty using the Overstitch™ procedure. He also briefly describes the physiology of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty and long-term weight Loss results in different case series, including complications, limitations, and follow-up results.