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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...
12/12/17 - Research
Probiotics and prebiotics
Manipulating gut microbiota through the administration of prebiotics or probiotics may assist in weight loss and reduce plasma glucose and serum lipid levels, decreasing the incidence of...
12/12/17 - Research
GERD
EndoGastric Solutions has introduced the EsophyX Z+ device that offers expanded endoscope compatibility and joins the company’s portfolio of specialised technologies used to perform the Transoral...
12/12/17 - Research
Intragastric balloon
Intragastric balloon (IB) can be considered as adjuvant therapy for obesity in female adolescents after the first menstrual cycle to treat obesity-associated morbidities where conventional treatment...

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