Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty versus intragastric balloon insertion: efficacy, durability, and safety

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Fayad L., Cheskin L. J. , Adam A., Badurdeen D. S. , Hill C., Agnihotri A., ...More

ENDOSCOPY, vol.51, no.6, pp.532-539, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/a-0852-3441
  • Journal Name: ENDOSCOPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.532-539


Background Intragastric balloon (IGB) placement and endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) are reported to be safe and effective endoscopic bariatric therapies. This study aimed to compare the patient demographics and therapeutic outcomes between the IGB and ESG procedures.