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29/10/18 - Research
Managing expectations
Patients who underwent bariatric surgery had very high, and often unrealistic, expectations on how the surgery would change their lives and healthcare professionals involved in treating this group of...
26/10/18 - Research
UK Biobank study
Elevated BMI has been shown to be a likely causal contributor to population patterns in mortality, according to a study led by the University of Bristol using measurements and mortality data from 500...
25/10/18 - Industry
Product approval
Standard Bariatrics has received a sleeve gastrectomy indication from the FDA for the Standard Clamp. The Standard Sleeve addresses issues of inconsistent surgical anatomy through an anatomy-based...
25/10/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and womb cancer
A study of women who had sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass has found that precancerous tissue in their womb reverted to normal tissue when they lost weight. The study included 72 women with an...
22/10/18 - Industry
Product approval
Levita Magnetics has gained FDA approval for its Levita Magnetic Surgical System for use in bariatric procedures. Initially indicated for use in gallbladder removal procedures, the shaftless Magnetic...
11/01/19 - Research
Bile acids and bariatric surgery
A team of Vanderbilt investigators has pinpointed the role of bile acids and a specific signalling pathway in the positive metabolic effects of weight-loss surgery. The findings also suggest that the...
11/01/19 - Research
REBALANCE: Surgery vs. weight management
Surgery remains the most effective and cost-effective long-term approach to reducing weight for adults adults with severe obesity, according to research from the University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK...
11/01/19 - Research
Surgery and microbial strains
Using a unique bioinformatics technique, developed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), researchers have detected the emergence of new strains of microbes in the human faecal microbiota...

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