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Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty for Obesity: The Mayo Clinic Experience

Despite the positive impact of bariatric-metabolic surgery, only 1% of qualified patients receive surgery because of limited access, patient preference, risks, and cost of surgery.1  Given this low utilization rate of surgery and limited efficacy of life-style and pharmacological interventions, a significant gap exists in our current approach to obesity contributing to unprecedented rates of the disease and escalation of co-morbid conditions resulting in an enormous economic burden on our health care system.Endoscopic bariatric therapies (EBTs) can potentially offer

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