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29/08/17 - Research
Post-op malnutrition
Despite the many benefits of bariatric surgery, one of the long-term complications remains underreported and in some cases more worryingly, untreated. Vitamin and mineral deficiencies are one of most...
25/08/17 - Research
Greater curvature plication
Laparoscopic gastric greater curvature plication (LGGCP) has ‘acceptable’ short-term weight loss and improved patients’ comorbidities however, some patients regained weight, according to researchers...
29/08/17 - Research
Banded bypass
Despite the rise of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) world over in recent years, there are concerns about the long-term effectiveness of the procedure and the number of patients presenting with...
25/08/17 - Research
Endoscopic internal drainage
This article was authored by: Gianfranco Donatelli, Interventional Endoscopy & Endoscopic Surgery, Hôpital Privé des Peupliers, Paris, France Leaks and fistula following obesity surgery, mainly...
24/08/17 - Research
Bone marrow fat
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, CA, have reported that bariatric surgery can result in increases in bone marrow fat and are associated with a greater decline in bone...
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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