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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...
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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