Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) is a minimally invasive procedure, without incisions or cuts, and non-surgical that allows for reducing the size of the stomach to ensure successful weight loss. Performed under light sedation and on less recovery period, the procedure is simple, and patients return to their normal routine after a few days of recovery at home.
Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) is ideal for patients who have a BMI of at least 30 and have not been successful in losing weight with diet and exercise. It is also a less invasive option for those who do not want or cannot undergo gastric bypass, or those whose physical condition prevents bariatric surgery. The most important condition is to commit to the health and nutrition program during treatment.
It is 70-80% smaller than the initial size. It limits the number of calories absorbed by the stomach and prolongs the time food stays in the stomach, making the feeling of fullness longer.[View More]
It is a non-surgical weight loss procedure.[View More]
No incision or no cut. The procedure takes 30-45 mins. Some patients can be discharged a couple of hours after the ESG. You can return to work a couple of days after ESG.[View More]
|Type Prodecure||Non-Surgical Surgery||Surgery|
|Required Hospitalization||No, Ambulatory||Yes, 1-3 days|
|Return to work||2-3 days||1-2 weeks|
|Average Excessive Weight Loss||50%-60%||60%-70%|
|Average Total Body Weight Loss||20%||20%-30%|
|Complications||Rare <1%||2.6% (0.11% mortality)|
A BMI up to 25 is considered normal, from 25-30 the patient is overweight and over 30 is obese. There is a bariatric procedure right for you and regardless of the BMI we can help!
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"Sleeve gastrectomy is the most common weight loss surgery performed in the United States."- National Library of Medicine
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