Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

This is a non-surgical procedure where an endoscope is used to suture the stomach from the inside, creating a smaller stomach pouch.

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View insights into Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty, a minimally invasive procedure offering weight loss benefits with reduced surgical impact.

What is Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty?

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) involves using an endoscope to reduce the stomach’s size without surgical incisions.

During this procedure, the stomach’s capacity is reduced by suturing the stomach walls, forming a narrower tube-like structure.

This restriction aims to limit food intake, promoting weight loss.

Why is it necessary?

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty serves as an alternative for individuals seeking weight loss without invasive surgery.

It targets those struggling with obesity or those unable to undergo traditional surgeries.

ESG aids weight loss by reducing the stomach’s size, promoting satiety, and supporting healthier eating habits.

Who performs it?

Specialized gastroenterologists or endoscopists trained in minimally invasive procedures like ESG perform Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty.

These professionals have the expertise to navigate endoscopic equipment and perform the necessary suturing to reduce stomach size effectively.

Who needs this procedure?

Candidates for Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty typically include individuals with a BMI ranging between 30-40, especially those hesitant about traditional bariatric surgeries.

This procedure caters to individuals seeking minimally invasive weight loss options, often with obesity-related health concerns.

What are the consequences of not undergoing the procedure?

Choosing not to pursue Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty might retain challenges associated with excessive weight.

Unaddressed obesity can exacerbate health risks, leading to conditions like diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and joint problems, impacting overall health and quality of life.


Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty presents a minimally invasive approach to weight loss for individuals considering alternatives to traditional surgical procedures.

By reducing stomach size through endoscopic techniques, ESG aims to promote weight loss and facilitate healthier lifestyle changes.

It’s essential to consult healthcare professionals to explore personalized options.

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