Endoscopy 2021; 53(10): v51
DOI: 10.1055/a-1352-1492
Author commentary

Author commentary on Jad Farha et al.

 

Jad Farha et al. Transoral outlet reduction: could additional sutures cause more harm?

The adverse event rate of double purse-string pattern (DPSP) suturing for transoral outlet reduction was retrospectively evaluated because of the scarcity of literature on this technique. As the results demonstrated that the DPSP technique is a challenging procedure with a relatively high risk of stricture, the authors advise that it should not be used for transoral outlet reduction.

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22 September 2021 (online)

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