Apollo Overstitch

This endoscopic gastroplasty procedure is safe, non-invasive, effective and convenient!

Proven Weight Loss

One of the most effective ways to reduce your calorie intake.

Safe

Is used to safely remodel the stomach into a small sleeve.

Effective

Helps you in jump starting your weight loss by eating in moderation.

Non-Invasive

Non-invasive procedure with minimal downtime.

Do you qualify?

This procedure is indicated for people with obesity who meet these criteria:

  • Age over 21
  • Body mass index (BMI) over 30.
  • Has tried and failed dietary and healthy lifestyle interventions alone
  • Must be ready and have time to commit to a program of dietary and healthy lifestyle changes in conjunction with 1-2 visits a month with a registered dietitian for 1 year
  • Few on going life distractions (new job, family problems, severe stress , etc)
  • No prior gastric surgeries
  • No eating disorders
  • Not pregnant and must not get pregnant for 6 months
  • No history of peptic (stomach and duodenum) ulcers
  • No history of hiatal hernia over 2 cm
  • No esophageal disease
  • No inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease)
  • No history of bowel motility disorder or bowel obstruction
  • No history of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • No use of drugs that cause stomach irritation such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen etc.
  • No use of blood thinning medications
  • No current alcoholism or drug addiction
  • Must be able and willing to take prescribed proton pump inhibitor medication for stomach acid reduction
  • Does not have poorly controlled diabetes
  • Does not have unstable or severe medical disease such as recent heart attack, heart failure, COPD, stroke, cirrhosis, kidney failure, uncontrolled hypertension, chronic pancreatitis

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Your treatment plan is designed for steady progress, with every phase promptly implemented.

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