Endoscopic Management

Michael C. Bennett, Ricardo Badillo, Shelby Sullivan

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Endoscopic bariatric therapy consists of devices or procedures for primary weight loss or weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass that are placed or done endoscopically. In most cases, they result in less weight loss, but fewer complications than bariatric surgery; and more weight loss than lifestyle therapy or weight loss medications. These therapies are important advances to treat patients with obesity. This article focuses on therapies or devices with US Food and Drug Administration approval or those with current or planned US pivotal trials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)673-688
Number of pages16
JournalGastroenterology Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2016


  • Aspiration therapy
  • Duodenal-jejunal bypass liner
  • Endoscopic bariatric therapy
  • Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty
  • Intragastric balloon
  • Obesity
  • Primary obesity surgery endoluminal
  • Transpyloric shuttle

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