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23/05/17 - Research
Bariatric surgery and colorectal cancer
A study led by researchers in Sweden that patients who has bariatric surgery were more likely to die from rectal cancer, compared to colon cancer. The investigators from Karolinska Institutet,...
23/05/17 - Research
Weight loss post-RYGB
Certain patient factors can determine whether weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery is successful, according to the authors from the Department of Surgery and Department of...
17/05/17 - Research
Medicare beneficiaries and LAGB
Among Medicare beneficiaries undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) surgery, re-operation was common, costly, and varied widely across hospital referral regions, according to a study...
17/05/17 - Policy
European Obesity Day 2017
European Obesity Day will take place on Saturday 20th May and will be marked by events to be held across the region to draw attention to the growing obesity epidemic. Europe's leading organisation...
17/05/17 - Research
‘Healthy' obese
Research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Porto, Portugal, has revealed that so called 'metabolically healthy' obese people are still at higher risk of cardiovascular...
23/05/17 - Research
Surgery and heart failure risk
Bariatric surgery reduces the long-term risk of heart failure by more than half in obese patients without a history of heart disease or stroke, according to a study published by researchers from...
23/05/17 - Industry
EnteroMedics acquisition
EnteroMedics has acquired the Gastric Vest System through its acquisition of BarioSurg. The Gastric Vest is an investigational, minimally-invasive, laparoscopically implanted medical device being...
23/05/17 - Research
Revita-2 study
Fractyl Laboratories has announced that the first patient in Europe has been treated as part of a clinical trial called Revita-2. The trial is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the...

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