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Benefits of Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
Benefits of Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty, also known as the accordion procedure, is a minimally invasive weight loss solution. This procedure is performed using an endoscope equipped with small stitching instruments. A gastroenterologist or endoscopic surgeon uses this device to close off a portion of the stomach with stitches, reducing the size and volume of the stomach. The sleeve concept is considered a “restrictive” weight loss procedure because it aims to restrict how much the patient can eat. By reducing the stomach, patients can feel full with less food therefore absorbing fewer calories. ESG also gives the stomach a new and narrower shape which helps it to empty into the intestines slower, allowing patients to feel full longer.

Benefits of Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG):

  • Minimally Invasive
  • Performed on Outpatient Basis
  • Significant Weight Loss
  • Can Reduce Risk of Obesity-Related Disease
  • Potentially Reversible
  • Cost Effective
  • Little to No Pain Reported1
  • Low Risk of Complications1
  • Quick Recovery Time 1

Like other weight loss procedures, Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty is most effective when patients commit to including exercise and dietary changes in their lifestyle. To learn more about this safe and effective procedure, reach out to Long Island Laparoscopic today! We want to find the right weight loss solution for you!

Dr. Arif Ahmad specializes in laparoscopic robotic surgery and has performed over 2,000 laparoscopic robotic surgeries. He is renowned in the Long Island area for his impeccable track record of safety and success.