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31/05/17 - Research
Burning bone fat
Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have reported that exercising burns the fat found within bone marrow and offers evidence that this process improves bone quality and...
31/05/17 - Research
LRYGB vs LMGB
Researchers from the Limmattal Hospital in Zurich-Schlieren, Switzerland, have begun recruitment into a study that is comparing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) and laparoscopic mini...
23/05/17 - Research
Surgery and heart failure risk
Bariatric surgery reduces the long-term risk of heart failure by more than half in obese patients without a history of heart disease or stroke, according to a study published by researchers from...
23/05/17 - Industry
EnteroMedics acquisition
EnteroMedics has acquired the Gastric Vest System through its acquisition of BarioSurg. The Gastric Vest is an investigational, minimally-invasive, laparoscopically implanted medical device being...
23/05/17 - Research
Revita-2 study
Fractyl Laboratories has announced that the first patient in Europe has been treated as part of a clinical trial called Revita-2. The trial is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the...
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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