Aqeel J Ashraf, BMBCh1, Ali S Mouzannar, BMBCh2, Ibtisam AlBader, FRCSC1, Abdullah AlHaddad, FACS1, Mousa Khoursheed, FRCS3. 1Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait, 2Jackson Memorial Hospital Program, Miami, Florida, USA, 3Kuwait University, Faculty of Medicine
The application of minimally-invasive, endoscopic procedures in the management of morbid obesity is gaining popularity probably due to several reasons including high surgical costs and the associated morbidity and mortality with invasive interventions.
Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) is an endoscopic procedure, in which the stomach is sutured internally to create a purely restrictive mechanism for weight loss. It is expected that at one year, the estimated excess weight loss ranges from approximately 30 to 60%.
We present a patient who failed to lose weight after an ESG, in which it was converted to a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). We demonstrate that LSG can be a feasible and safe option for those with inadequate weight loss post ESG.
Presented at the SAGES 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, TX.
Abstract ID: 87078
Program Number: V159
Presentation Session: Bariatrics Videos Session
Presentation Type: Video