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New Research in Weight Loss: Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty - Sioux Falls

Jul 12, 2018
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join Brad Thaemert, MD, FACS, and Kim McCoy, RN, CBM, as they discuss a new weight loss research study.

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Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) and the MERIT Trial (Multi-Center ESG Randomized Intervention Trial) will enroll 25 patients who need to lose 50-60 pounds and live in the Sioux Falls area. Ten patients will be randomized into a Trial Group which receives the ESG procedure. Fifteen patients will be randomized into a Control Group which receives monthly diet and lifestyle education from a Registered Dietitian and will be eligible to receive the ESG procedure if they meet certain criteria after one year of participation.

Join Dr. Thaemert and Kim McCoy as they discuss the following about the MERIT (Multi-Center ESG Randomized Interventional Trial)

  • Inclusion criteria
  • Exclusion criteria
  • ESG procedure
  • Randomization and the 2 Randomized groups
  • Follow-up expectations
  • Overview of the study timeline
  • Remuneration
  • Q/A

A free seminar to learn about a new research study in weight loss, using a non-surgical procedure: Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty.

Registration is required to attend the seminar.

This event is held at:

Orthopedic Institute
810 E. 23rd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Classroom #3


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1. Thu, July 12 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM Other See Event Description

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