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09/01/19 - Research
Bariatric surgery and bleeding
Endogenous thrombin potential (ETP), which measures the enzyme in blood plasma that causes blood to clot and bleeding risk, provides a more accurate assessment of the best dosage for various...
08/01/19 - Research
RYGB anaesthesia-related complications
Post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) are the most common anaesthesia-related complication following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, although this procedure has few anaesthetic complications, according...
08/01/19 - Research
LSG vs banding
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) patients had superior outcomes in both food tolerance and eating disorder behaviours, compared with laparoscopic banding, according to researchers from Bahrain...
07/01/19 - Research
SOS study
Patients who underwent gastric banding and vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) have much higher rates of revisional surgery, according to the 26-year follow-up from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS)...
04/01/19 - Research
Bariatric outcomes and hospital variation
Researchers from the Netherlands have developed an ordered Textbook Outcome for bariatric surgery that captured more hospital variation and enabled individual hospitals to identify which outcomes and...
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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