Endoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (ESG) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that is performed using an endoscope, a flexible tube with a camera on the end that is inserted through the mouth. The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia, which means the patient is put to sleep during the surgery.

Here is a general overview of the surgical process of ESG:

  1. Preparation: Before the procedure, the patient will be given general anesthesia to put them to sleep. The healthcare team will also place an intravenous (IV) line in the patient’s arm to administer medications and fluids during the surgery.
  2. Insertion of the endoscope: The surgeon will insert the endoscope through the patient’s mouth and into the stomach. The camera on the end of the endoscope allows the surgeon to view the inside of the stomach on a monitor.
  3. Creation of the sleeve: The surgeon will use specialized instruments passed through the endoscope to remove a portion of the stomach, creating a small, sleeve-shaped pouch. The pouch is created by stapling and dividing the stomach along its long axis.
  4. Removal of the endoscope: Once the sleeve has been created, the surgeon will remove the endoscope from the patient’s mouth.
  5. Closure and recovery: The patient will be taken to a recovery room to be monitored for a few hours after the procedure. Once the patient is stable, they will be transferred to a hospital room to recover.

It’s important to note that the exact surgical process of ESG may vary depending on the individual patient and the specific circumstances of the procedure. It’s important to discuss the details of the procedure with a qualified healthcare provider to fully understand what to expect.


Endoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (ESG) is typically performed under general anesthesia, which means the patient is put to sleep during the surgery. General anesthesia is administered through an intravenous (IV) line, and it is used to keep the patient unconscious and pain-free during the procedure.


The length of the procedure can vary, but it typically takes between one and two hours to complete. It is usually performed by a team of surgeons and other healthcare professionals, including, endoscopists, bariatric surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and technicians.


There are some risks and potential complications associated with ESG, including infection, bleeding, and the formation of scar tissue. However, these risks are generally low and can be minimized by following the instructions of the healthcare team and taking good care of oneself after the procedure.


The success rate of ESG in the United States is generally high, with many patients experiencing significant weight loss and improvements in their overall health and quality of life. However, it’s important to note that the procedure is not a guarantee of success and that patients need to make lifestyle changes, such as following a healthy diet and exercising regularly, to maintain the benefits of the procedure over the long term.


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