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27/06/19 - Industry
Product approval
Ethicon has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Vistaseal open and laparoscopic Dual Applicators (35cm and 45cm), three next generation airless spray devices that combine biologics with...
27/06/19 - Research
MERIT Trial
Apollo Endosurgery has announced that the final patient has been enrolled in the Multi-Center ESG Randomized Interventional Trial (MERIT), the US-based, prospective randomised multi-centre-controlled...
27/06/19 - Research
Revisional bariatric surgery
Seventy experts from 27 countries have published the first consensus statement on revisional bariatric surgery (RBS) using the Delphi approach. The statement achieved consensus on a number of aspects...
26/06/19 - Research
Zero-calorie sweeteners
Researchers from the US National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) have reported that exposing pregnant and lactating mice to sucralose and acesulfame-K (a common...
26/06/19 - Research
Bariatric surgery eligibility
Forty-five worldwide scientific and medical societies are pushing to change national guidelines that would allow more patients with the chronic diseases of obesity and diabetes to be eligible for...
29/01/20 - Research
Surgery improves breathing issues
Bariatric surgery and weight loss appear to reverse some of the negative effects of obesity on the respiratory system, according to a study led by researchers from Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK....
28/01/20 - Research
Premature death
Compared with routine care, bariatric surgery is associated with a reduced risk of hypertension, heart failure and early death in a study based on information from a primary care database in the UK....
28/01/20 - Research
Surgery and colorectal cancer
Bariatric surgery may reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer by one-third, according to a researchers from Kuwait who carried out a meta‐analysis to investigating the effect of bariatric...

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