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Obesity Primer for the Practicing Gastroenterologist

Obesity Primer for the Practicing Gastroenterologist

Jirapinyo P, Thompson CC. Obesity Primer for the Practicing Gastroenterologist. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021;116(5):918-934. Reference: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33840730/

This review article discusses all treatment modalities for weight loss ranging from diet and exercise to weight loss medications, bariatric endoscopy and bariatric surgery. It also contains several illustrations demonstrating these weight loss procedures as well as tables highlighting the weight loss and safety data from their landmark trials.