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23/01/17 - Industry
Product approval
Ethicon has announced that the Echelon FlexGST System (45mm) has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA, with this addition, the Echelon FlexGST System now offers both 45mm and 60mm endocutters with...
23/01/17 - Research
Adolescent LAGB
Lap band surgery has significant benefits for severely obese teenagers and, despite its controversial nature, should still be considered as a first option to manage obesity during adolescence,...
07/03/17 - Research
Deep neuromuscular block
Deep versus moderate neuromuscular blockade during laparoscopic bariatric surgery, produced stable and improved surgical conditions with less pain in the post-anaesthesia-care-unit (PACU) and less...
25/01/17 - Research
Stretta Therapy
A study published in Surgical Endoscopy, the journal of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons has reported ten-year data showing the safety and efficacy of Stretta therapy...
23/01/17 - Research
Obesity factors
No single aspect of diet or lifestyle can be targeted to reduce the risk of obesity in adults with a high genetic risk of putting on weight, according to a study led by the University of Exeter...
19/09/17 - Industry
Stretta cases in Brazil
Mederi Therapeutics has announced that the first cases of Stretta Therapy, a non-surgical treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), have been performed in Brazil. Dr Manoel Galvao Neto...
18/09/17 - Research
Diabetes research
A body of research putting people with Type 2 diabetes on a low-calorie diet has confirmed the underlying causes of the condition and established that it is reversible. Professor Roy Taylor at...
18/09/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
Obese women with large bellies may be at risk of developing a different subtype of breast cancer than those with widespread fat accumulation, according to a study published in The Oncologist. The...

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