Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty - Minimally Invasive Therapy for Primary Obesity Treatment

  title={Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty - Minimally Invasive Therapy for Primary Obesity Treatment},
  author={Manoel dos Passos Galv{\~a}o-Neto and Eduardo Grecco and Thiago Ferreira de Souza and Luiz Gustavo de Quadros and Lyz Bezerra Silva and Josemberg Marins Campos},
  booktitle={Arquivos brasileiros de cirurgia digestiva : ABCD = Brazilian archives of digestive surgery},
Background: Less invasive and complex procedures have been developed to treat obesity. The successful use of Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty using OverStitch(r) (Apollo Endosurgery, Austin, Texas, USA) has been reported in the literature. Aim: Present technical details of the procedure and its surgical/ endoscopic preliminary outcome. Method: The device was used to perform plications along the greater curvature of the stomach, creating a tubulization similar to a sleeve gastrectomy… CONTINUE READING


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