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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...
17/09/19 - Research
Dysfunctional eating patterns
Dysfunctional eating patterns and habits in overweight and obese adults can be triggered by early life experiences that are deeply rooted within patients' personality features, meaning weight loss...
17/09/19 - Research
Obesity and T2DM
Obesity is linked to a nearly 6-fold increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), with high genetic risk and unfavourable lifestyle also increasing risk but to a much lesser extent,...
17/09/19 - Industry
Industry and Product Guide 2019
Over the last decade, our understanding of how bariatric and metabolic surgery results in long-term weight loss and the resolution of co-morbidities has led to the development of new procedures,...

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