Aspiration Therapy for Weight Loss: Is the Squeeze Worth the Juice?

Learn More From Dr. Patrick Okolo on the AJG Podcast

Patrick Okolo, MD, author of an editorial commenting on recently published research into the AspireAssist device, speaks with AJG co-Editor in Chief Dr. Brian Lacy about the difficulty faced by some obese patients losing weight through diet and exercise, the rise in bariatric surgery as a promising treatment for these patients, and the mechanisms of the AspireAssist device studied in the original article by Thompson, et al. The pros and cons bariatric surgery and aspiration therapy in particular are discussed. (24:05)

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