Endoscopically directed single-port intragastric fundoplication, sleeve gastroplasty, and myotomy: a preclinical study in a porcine model

Post written by Andrew C. Storm, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. A tool commonly used in laparoscopic surgeries is the articulating stapler. This allows for efficient tissue removal or remodeling with the push of a button. As miniaturization permitting a stapler to fit through a scope’s working …

Continue reading Endoscopically directed single-port intragastric fundoplication, sleeve gastroplasty, and myotomy: a preclinical study in a porcine model

Same-session endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty and transoral incisionless fundoplication

Post written by Reem Z. Sharaiha, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York. In this video we present a 63-year-old woman with class II obesity (BMI 36 kg/m 2 ), 236 lbs, proton-pump inhibitor (PPI)-responsive GERD, who was referred for further management …

Continue reading Same-session endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty and transoral incisionless fundoplication