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27/04/17 - Industry
Product approval
neoSurgical has received CE Mark approval for the neoClose Laparoscopic Port Closure device, allowing the company to sell and distribute neoClose to the 28 countries in the European Economic Area....
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...
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...
17/08/17 - Research
Adhesive surgical glue
A non-toxic glue modelled after adhesive proteins produced by mussels and other creatures has been found to out-perform commercially available products, pointing toward potential surgical glues to...
17/08/17 - Research
Laparoscopic training videos
Researchers at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a new system that can efficiently search through hundreds of hours of laparoscopic surgery videos for events and visual features...
16/08/17 - Research
Obese cardiac surgery
After cardiac surgery, obese patients tend to require additional intensive care unit (ICU) services and longer recovery times when compared to non-obese patients. This results in more expensive, more...

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