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Weight Loss After Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty is Sustainable

Key clinical point: Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is an effective, minimally invasive weight-loss procedure that results in significant total body weight loss.

Major finding: Between 1 and 5 years after endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, patients lost 15%-20% of their total body weight.

Study details: A retrospective study of prospectively collected data on 203 patients.

Disclosures: Dr. Sharaiha reported having no financial disclosures.