Open-label, sham-controlled trial of an endoscopic duodenojejunal bypass liner for preoperative weight loss in bariatric surgery candidates.


BACKGROUND The duodenojejunal bypass liner (DJBL) (EndoBarrier Gastrointestinal Liner) is an endoscopically placed and removable intestinal liner that creates a duodenojejunal bypass resulting in weight loss and improvement in type 2 diabetes mellitus. OBJECTIVE Weight loss before bariatric surgery to decrease perioperative complications. DESIGN… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2009.11.051