Epublication WebSurg.com, Feb 2017;17(02). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03enmachytka001
In this lecture, Dr. Machytka presents the main principles of a new endoscopic approach, i.e., aspiration therapy. He briefly describes the method, the dual action mechanism of the AspireAssist device, and elements of the AspireAssist therapy. He also shares his experience and current status of AspireAssist therapy in comparison with intragastric balloons (IGB).