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The five FDA-approved devices for the treatment of obesity include two intragastric balloons (Orbera and Obalon), the AspireAssist aspiration device, superabsorbent hydrogel capsules (Plenity), and the TransPyloric Shuttle device.

The endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is a newer option for surgical treatment of obesity that has gained popularity.

It uses an endoscopic suturing device to reduce the cavity of the stomach, mimicking the surgical sleeve gastrectomy without the need for surgical resection.

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