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Table 1 Exclusion criteria

From: Design of the Weight-loss Endoscopy Trial (WET): a multi-center, randomized, controlled trial comparing weight loss in endoscopically implanted duodenal-jejunal bypass liners vs. intragastric balloons vs. a sham procedure

Exclusion criteria
Malignant disease
Peptic ulcer
Type 1 diabetes
Large hiatus hernia
Gastrointestinal diseases
Previous gastric or bariatric surgery or endoscopic procedures (e.g. gastric balloon)
High risk of gastrointestinal bleeding
Symptomatic gallstones
Contraindication for general anaesthesia
Contraindication for devices according to the manufacturer
Contraindication for proton pump inhibitors
Non controlled gastrointestinal reflux disease
Suspected lack of compliance
Drug or alcohol abuse
Pregnant or nursing women
Fertile women without appropriate contraceptive measures while participating in the trial
Participation in other interventional trials
Psychological / mental or other inabilities to
supply required information