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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...
17/08/17 - Research
Adhesive surgical glue
A non-toxic glue modelled after adhesive proteins produced by mussels and other creatures has been found to out-perform commercially available products, pointing toward potential surgical glues to...
17/08/17 - Research
Laparoscopic training videos
Researchers at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a new system that can efficiently search through hundreds of hours of laparoscopic surgery videos for events and visual features...
16/08/17 - Research
Obese cardiac surgery
After cardiac surgery, obese patients tend to require additional intensive care unit (ICU) services and longer recovery times when compared to non-obese patients. This results in more expensive, more...

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