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28/04/17 - Industry
Product approval
Ethicon has received approval from the FDA for its Echelon Circular Powered Stapler, designed to reduce anastomotic complications in colorectal, gastric and thoracic cancer surgeries. The circular...
27/04/17 - Industry
Distribution agreement
neoSurgical has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with a global partner for the commercialisation of neoClose laparoscopic port closure device within Europe.  The partner is a world leader...
25/04/17 - Research
Endoluminal GERD treatments
The SAGES’ CSR Guideline statement on two endoscopic treatments for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also reviewed the transoral Stretta catheter system (Mederi Therapeutics)...
26/04/17 - Research
Endoluminal GERD treatments
The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) has issued a Clinical Spotlight Review (CSR) Guideline statement on two endoscopic treatments for the treatment of...
25/04/17 - Research
Obesity
Researchers from Cleveland Clinic and New York University School of Medicine have found that obesity resulted in as much as 47 percent more life-years lost than tobacco, and tobacco caused similar...
12/12/17 - Research
Probiotics and prebiotics
Manipulating gut microbiota through the administration of prebiotics or probiotics may assist in weight loss and reduce plasma glucose and serum lipid levels, decreasing the incidence of...
12/12/17 - Research
GERD
EndoGastric Solutions has introduced the EsophyX Z+ device that offers expanded endoscope compatibility and joins the company’s portfolio of specialised technologies used to perform the Transoral...
12/12/17 - Research
Intragastric balloon
Intragastric balloon (IB) can be considered as adjuvant therapy for obesity in female adolescents after the first menstrual cycle to treat obesity-associated morbidities where conventional treatment...

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