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04/10/16 - Industry
MIDSLEEVE™ gastric tube
In many countries in the world, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy has overtaken gastric bypass has the popular procedure. Despite its popularity, the procedure can still result in complications due to...
28/09/16 - Policy
IFSO Report
The Second IFSO Global Registry Report (2016) has been released at the XXI World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in Rio de Janeiro,...
04/10/16 - Community
Exclusive interview
Bariatric News was delighted to speak with Professor Natan Zundel, President of IFSO and one of the pioneers of laparoscopic bariatric surgery in America. We discussed his career, his influences and...
04/10/16 - Research
Stretta Therapy
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is estimated to affect 20% of the population in the USA1, this equates to approximately 65 million people from a population of 320 million people. Most patients...
23/09/16 - Research
FTO gene
Carriers of the FTO gene are known to be on average 3kgs (6.6lbs) heavier and 70% more likely to be obese. However, researchers at Newcastle University, publishing in The BMJ, report that in a review...
27/04/17 - Policy
Postprandial hyperinsulinemia hypoglycaemia
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has issued a Position statement on postprandial hyperinsulinemia hypoglycaemia after bariatric surgery for the purpose of enhancing...
27/04/17 - Research
Centers of Excellence outcomes
There is widespread variation in post-operative outcomes among bariatric centres of excellence in the US, according to a study published by researchers from the University of Michigan. The...
27/04/17 - Industry
Robotic hernia repair
TransEnterix has expanded the clinical adoption of the Senhance Robotic Surgical System to include a full range of hernia repair surgeries. Hernia repairs represent one of the largest procedural...

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