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30/01/17 - Industry
Merger complete
Apollo Endosurgery has completed its merger transaction with Lpath. With the completion of the merger, Lpath was renamed Apollo Endosurgery, and will begin trading on the NASDAQ Global Market under...
30/01/17 - Research
ENDObesity II trial
BAROnova has announced that it has completed its randomised cohort enrolment in the ENDObesity II Study, a multi-centre randomised pivotal clinical trial designed to test the safety and effectiveness...
30/01/17 - Research
Aspire outcomes
Two-year results of a 25-patient observational study of the AspireAssist System, published in the journal, BioMed Central Obesity, show that the system provided comparable weight loss at two-years to...
23/01/17 - Industry
Agreement
neoSurgical has signed an exclusive US distribution agreement with Suture Express, under the terms of the agreement, Suture Express will distribute the neoClose Laparoscopic Port Closure device. The...
23/01/17 - Industry
Acquisition
Ethicon Endo-Surgery has acquired Megadyne Medical Productsa privately-held medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets electrosurgical tools used in operating rooms worldwide. The...
18/10/17 - Industry
Product approval
TransEnterix has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Senhance Surgical Robotic System. With this clearance, the Senhance becomes the first new market entrant into the field of abdominal surgical...
18/10/17 - Research
Contraception and bariatric surgery
Many women do not follow the guidelines to prevent pregnancy for an 18-month period following bariatric surgery, according to researchers examining post-surgery contraceptive practices and conception...
18/10/17 - Research
Pain thresholds and obesity
Healthcare professionals should consider pain thresholds and tolerance of pain when treating severely obese patients for acute or chronic pain, according to a study by researchers from Leiden...

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