Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is the reduction of the stomach without incision by entering through the mouth with the help of an endoscope. In this endoscopic method, a special suture apparatus is attached to the end of the endoscopic device and special endoscopic sutures are put into the stomach and the stomach is reduced. As in the laparoscopic method, a sleeve gastrectomy is performed, but in this procedure, the excess part of the stomach is not cut out. Instead, the stomach is folded and stitched.

Since endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is performed without incision, the risk of complications is low and patients can easily return to their daily lives.

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

To Whom Can Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty Be Applied?

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty can be performed in patients with a body mass index above 35 or in patients with additional diseases such as diabetes and hypertension with a body mass index above 30, and in obesity patients who cannot lose weight with diet and lifestyle changes. However, it is important to evaluate personalized surgical techniques in morbid obesity patients with a body mass index as high as 40-45.

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

What Are The Advantages of Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty?

  • Weight loss rates between laparoscopic and endoscopic methods are very close to each other.
  • It is a non-surgical method.
  • Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is reversible.
  • Patients can be discharged from the hospital on the same day.
  • Since there is no incision, the risk of complications is very low and the healing process is fast.
  • Patients can start their diet the day after the procedure.
  • Patients can continue their routine work and even do sports within a few days after the application.
  • In the application, there is no risk of leakage since the stomach is not cut.
  • After the procedure, the person may feel very little pain.
  • It is a suitable method not only for obesity patients, but also for patients who have previously undergone obesity surgery and continue to gain weight.

 

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