Gastric stimulation for weight loss.

@article{Mizrahi2012GastricSF,
  title={Gastric stimulation for weight loss.},
  author={Meir Mizrahi and Ami Ben Ya'acov and Yaron Ilan},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 19},
  pages={2309-19}
}
The prevalence of obesity is growing to epidemic proportions, and there is clearly a need for minimally invasive therapies with few adverse effects that allow for sustained weight loss. Behavior and lifestyle therapy are safe treatments for obesity in the short term, but the durability of the weight loss is limited. Although promising obesity drugs are in development, the currently available drugs lack efficacy or have unacceptable side effects. Surgery leads to long-term weight loss, but it is… CONTINUE READING
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