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Endoscopic Gastric Mucosal Devitalization (GMD) results in a similar reduction in visceral adiposity compared to sleeve gastrectomy (SG): A Randomized Controlled Trial

      Although several endoscopic therapies deliver weight loss, a therapy that improves visceral adiposity in a weight-independent manner is lacking. Improvements in visceral adiposity at sleeve gastrectomy (SG) appear unrelated to its effect on reducing gastric volume. Therefore, we propose that the excision of the gastric mucosa that is the critical component of SG.
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