Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty: suturing the gastric fundus does not confer benefit

Farha J., McGowan C., Hedjoudje A., Itani M. I., Abbarh S., Simsek C., ...More

ENDOSCOPY, vol.53, no.07, pp.727-731, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 53 Issue: 07
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/a-1236-9347
  • Journal Name: ENDOSCOPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.727-731
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


Background There is heterogeneity regarding the technical aspects of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG), such as applying fundal sutures. Our aim was to determine whether ESG with fundal suturing (ESG-FS) affects weight loss and the serious adverse event (SAE) rate when compared with ESG with no fundal suturing (ESG-NFS).