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29/08/17 - Research
Post-op malnutrition
Despite the many benefits of bariatric surgery, one of the long-term complications remains underreported and in some cases more worryingly, untreated. Vitamin and mineral deficiencies are one of most...
25/08/17 - Research
Greater curvature plication
Laparoscopic gastric greater curvature plication (LGGCP) has ‘acceptable’ short-term weight loss and improved patients’ comorbidities however, some patients regained weight, according to researchers...
29/08/17 - Research
Banded bypass
Despite the rise of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) world over in recent years, there are concerns about the long-term effectiveness of the procedure and the number of patients presenting with...
25/08/17 - Research
Endoscopic internal drainage
This article was authored by: Gianfranco Donatelli, Interventional Endoscopy & Endoscopic Surgery, Hôpital Privé des Peupliers, Paris, France Leaks and fistula following obesity surgery, mainly...
24/08/17 - Research
Bone marrow fat
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, CA, have reported that bariatric surgery can result in increases in bone marrow fat and are associated with a greater decline in bone...
19/09/17 - Industry
Stretta cases in Brazil
Mederi Therapeutics has announced that the first cases of Stretta Therapy, a non-surgical treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), have been performed in Brazil. Dr Manoel Galvao Neto...
18/09/17 - Research
Diabetes research
A body of research putting people with Type 2 diabetes on a low-calorie diet has confirmed the underlying causes of the condition and established that it is reversible. Professor Roy Taylor at...
18/09/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
Obese women with large bellies may be at risk of developing a different subtype of breast cancer than those with widespread fat accumulation, according to a study published in The Oncologist. The...

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