Clin Endosc.  2018 Sep;51(5):430-438. 10.5946/ce.2018.148.

Training in Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopic Therapies

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  • 1Division of Gastroenterology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. cthompson@hms.harvard.edu
  • 2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Abstract

Bariatric endoscopy is an emerging subspecialty for gastroenterologists encompassing a broad array of procedures including primary endoscopic bariatric and metabolic therapies and the treatment of complications of bariatric surgery. In addition, comprehensive understanding of lifestyle intervention and pharmacotherapy are essential to successful outcomes. This review summarizes goals and steps of training for this emerging field.

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Endoscopic bariatric and metabolic therapies; EBMT; Bariatric; Metabolic; Training
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