Interventional gastroenterology

Bridging the gap between diet advice and surgery

Medical devices that can be delivered laparoscopically to help achieve weight loss have probably been overlooked as a tool in the management of obesity in Australia. While bariatric surgery has been ‘hugely successful’ in treating obesity, there is also a growing need for less invasive options, according to a comprehensive review of gastrointestinal devices for weight loss. ...

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