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13/11/17 - Industry
Endobarrier
GI Dynamics has received notification from its notified body SGS United Kingdom, Limited (SGS) that SGS will withdraw the CE Certificate of Conformity for EndoBarrier effective 12 November 2017. As...
13/11/17 - Research
Social impact from surgery
An investigation into how bariatric patients adjust to life after surgery offers new insights which can be used by healthcare professionals to support both patients pre- and post-operatively.  A...
14/11/17 - Research
GP and LSG
Gastric plication (GP) and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) procedures achieved almost equal effectiveness by inducing weight loss, reducing food intake, improving glucose tolerance, regulating...
14/11/17 - Research
Obese adults and cardiac surgery
There is an association between obesity and postoperative functional decline in survivors of cardiac surgery by age, according to researchers from the University of Pennsylvania who examined...
10/11/17 - Research
EndoVators Summit
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the Association for Bariatric Endoscopy (ABE) has published a white paper that defines the role and value of the latest approaches for...
20/11/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
The majority of people in the United Kingdom do not understand the connection between weight issues and cancer, according to a study by Cancer Research UK. Despite the fact that 63% of the English...
20/11/17 - Research
Weight regain
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found that combining a calorie-restricted diet with high-intensity interval training could be a solution for reducing weight regain after...
17/11/17 - Research
LSG and acanthosis nigricans
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy can result in a substantial reduction in body composition and improvements in skin hyperkeratosis and pigmentation in obesity-associated acanthosis nigricans (AN), a...

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