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Bariatric Surgery Clinical Trials

Multi-center ESG Randomized Interventional Trial (MERIT-Trial)

The Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) is an incisionless surgical procedure done to reduce the size of the stomach. An ESG reduces the amount of food and liquid your stomach can hold at one time. Having this procedure can help you eat less, better manage your weight and reduce the risks and adverse health effects that come from being overweight.

Note: This procedure does not remove fat from the body. It is one of many tools you can use to help you manage your weight. In order for this procedure to help you succeed, you need to eat healthfully and exercise.


View clinical trial results (Source: The Lancet)