Endoscopic Treatment Of Obesity

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Obesity is very common. It causes so many health problems such as diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease, brain damage, joint injury. It increases risk of cancer as well.

There are a couple of treatment options for obesity such as diet, endoscopic treatment and surgery. So many obese patients may not overcome obesity with diet. Surgey is effective option but may cause morbidity and mortality.

Endoscopic obesity treatment options like obesity balloon placement in stomach and botox injection into tomach wall are good choices. Both procedures perform with gastroscopy under anesthesia with very low complications rate. Patients loss at least 20% of their weight in six months.

Patients can try endoscopic obesity modalities before surgery.

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