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02/05/18 - Research
GERDx device
European researchers have report that the GERDx system (G-SURG) - a recently launched endoscopic plication device that uses hydraulic elements for controlling - is a safe alternative to gastro-...
02/05/18 - Research
Robotic RYGB vs LRYGB
Totally robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass offers no real clinical advantage compared to all laparoscopic RYGB (LRYGB) techniques, according to a study by researchers from the US and Poland. The...
02/05/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and knee function
Weight loss following bariatric surgery can significantly improve knee function, particularly related to sports, but does not result in improvements in knee pain, according to a study by researchers...
02/05/18 - Research
LAGB in private centres
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) is a safe procedure, which delivers significant and durable weight loss with acceptable complications rates and low re-operation rate, according to a...
02/05/18 - Research
BPDS vs RYGB
Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BPDS) results in greater weight loss compared with Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) due to larger increases in energy expenditure, according to an...
06/07/18 - Research
NAFLD cost
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) costs the US healthcare system US$32 billion annually, according to a first-of-its-kind study by Intermountain Healthcare researchers on the economic impact...
06/07/18 - Research
T2DM medications
Zafgen has announced positive full results from the its Phase 2 clinical trial of ZGN-1061, designed to demonstrate proof-of-concept efficacy and safety in patients with type 2 diabetes and establish...
06/07/18 - Industry
Product approval
Apollo Endosurgery has received Special 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the OverStitch Sx Endoscopic Suturing System. The OverStitch Sx System is a full-thickness flexible endoscopic suturing...

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