In a case study from Russia, investigators report on their first experience of laparoscopic adjustable banded sleeve gastrectomy with one year follow-up to treat a super-super obese patient.
You are here
The Frankfurter Meeting takes place every second year and since 1999 has become one of the most famous international meetings in the field of bariatric surgery. Organized by the president elect of IFSO, Prof Rudolf Weiner, and his daughter and surgeon Sylvia Weiner, MD, the meeting will again take place in a historic atmosphere in the very city centre of Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
The role of a psychologically led Tier 3 multi-disciplinary intensive weight management intervention as part of a bariatric surgery pathway
Study finds that waist circumference is the most appropriate measure for identifying patients who could develop T2DM.
Two studies including a combined 107,000 subjects have reported that people can be obese but metabolically healthy and fit, and patients with heart disease have a reduced risk of dying if they are overweight or obese, while underweight and normal weight heart disease patients have an increased risk.
Dr MAL Fobi, a world-renowned bariatric surgeon and past president of the International Federation for the Society of Obesity and Metabolic Surgery (IFSO), discusses the viability of banding the sleeve gastrectomy.
The processes used to evaluate pharmaceutical interventions to treat obesity could be transformed, according to a new report.
Bariatric surgery in Russia is safe and the number of procedures is increasing according to data from the Russian National Bariatric Registry.
An article in issue 11 of Bariatric News raised a debate among our readers - is psychosocial assessment always necessary?
The dramatic rise of diabetes in Qatar has resulted in an increase in the number of bariatric procedures. We discuss development of the specialty with Dr Michel Gagner...