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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...
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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