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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...
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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