The descending gastric fundus in endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty

Post written by Theodore W. James, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. We demonstrated that not only does the gastric body shorten during endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, but the gastric fundus descends as well. This often brings the fundus below the GE junction and increases the …

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