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21/02/17 - Research
Bariatric embolization
The outcomes from the Bariatric Embolization of Arteries for the Treatment of Obesity (BEAT Obesity) study has found that the procedure is feasible and seems to be well tolerated for severely obese...
22/02/17 - Research
EndoBarrier adolescent study
GI Dynamics has announced it has completed enrolment in the first clinical trial evaluating EndoBarrier in adolescents.  The study was conducted at the University Children’s Hospital (UCH) in...
22/02/17 - Research
Post-op dumping syndromes
Acarbose, a glucosidase inhibitor that slows carbohydrate digestion, has been found to result in complete remission of dumping syndrome (DS) in most subjects and substantially decreased the frequency...
13/02/17 - Research
BMI and KOSC scores
BMI has been reported to be the strongest of King’s Obesity Staging Criteria (KOSC) -domain associated with the choice of subsequent bariatric surgery after a shared decision making process,...
13/02/17 - Research
Protein and obesity
Obesity in Latin America is increasingly concentrated among women of low socioeconomic status, but surprisingly little is known about what such women eat or how their diets compare to others. However...
21/02/17 - Research
STAMPEDE
Bariatric and metabolic surgery with intensive medical therapy is a better long-term treatment option than intensive medical therapy alone, for patients with obesity (BMI≥27) and uncontrolled type 2...
21/02/17 - Industry
Product launch
Medtronic has launched the Signia Stapling System, the latest addition to the company's minimally invasive surgery (MIS) portfolio, which provides surgeons with real-time feedback and automated...
21/02/17 - Research
Multiple sclerosis and surgery
Bariatric surgery is relatively safe and appears to be effective in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study by researchers from Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH. This study is...

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