The aim of this procedure is to reduce the size of the stomach.
It is a non -surgical weight loss endoscopic Suturing procedure which is performed by flexible endoscopy to go through the mouth and into the stomach to reduce the size of the stomach.
These gastric plication reduce the stomach’s ability to accommodate & stretch decrease the sensation of being hungry, reducing the urge to eat help your body recognize when you have had enough food, even after a small meal.
What are the benefits of the Endomina procedure?
It’s a 60 minutes procedure under general anesthesia Patients are discharged the same day of the procedure.
Patients typically begin to see weight loss in the first 4 weeks with an earlier feeling of fullness right away.
The vast majority of patients reported reduced hunger, earlier fullness or decreased capacity after having the Endomina procedure.
Success of the procedure will rely on patient ability to recognize & respond to their body’s hunger & fullness signals.
In addition, it is important and a must to commit to the nutritional plan & exercise program to maintain your weight
It is important not to stretch the stomach during the first 4 weeks after your Endomina procedure You must stay on liquid and soft foods for 4 weeks to avoid damage the stitches
Each person is different from the others and that of course depends on the profession. Most patients who are clerical can return to work the next day.
No, it is not reversible.
The Endomina cannot be performed on patients who have had gastric sleeve or gastric bypass.
YES you can do the Endomina Procedure
It is not recommended before 18 months after any bariatric surgery.
Patients should be aware that the Endomina procedure can cause temporary sore throat and nausea, it is very important to discuss this with your consultant right from the start, understanding and managing expectations whilst keeping in mind any possible associated risks.
Doctor Tareck Saleh Message : Patient should understand that weight loss results vary from person to person and be aware of the importance of participating in the 12 months program, to maintain their weight loss and avoid regain weight and understand that after the Endomina procedure weight regains if it is not combined with appropriate healthy behaviors lifestyle including diet and exercise modifications are not continued.