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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...
23/02/18 - Research
POMC prohormone
Researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School have discovered how the appetite pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) prohormone is produced and how the interruption of its regulation raise the risk...
23/02/18 - Industry
Product approval
Apollo Endosurgery has announced that the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety’s (MFDS) has approved of its Orbera Intragastric Balloon System to assist adult patients who are overweight...
23/02/18 - Research
Serological biomarker vs EGDS
Assessing bariatric patients prior to surgery for serological biomarkers instead of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGDS) is an “excellent” substitute according to researchers from the University of...

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