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03/10/17 - Research
Bariatric surgery and male fertility
A meta-analysis of studies in which men underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) procedures found frequent sperm aberrations and lower fertility rates despite improvements in weight, androgen levels...
03/10/17 - Research
Gelesis100
Gelesis has revealed that a pivotal weight loss study of one of its product candidates, Gelesis10, exceeded one of the two co-primary endpoints with 58% of adults in the Gelesis100 treatment arm...
03/10/17 - Research
Anaemia risk
Researchers have reported a high rate of anaemia ten years after patients received Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), suggesting that long-term follow-up with a bariatric specialist is important to...
03/10/17 - Research
12 year RYGB data
For patients with severe obesity, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is associated with lasting benefits, according to the 12-year follow-up results of an observational, prospective study published in the New...
03/10/17 - Research
ZGN-1061
Zafgen has presented new data from a preclinical study evaluating ZGN-1061 in a mouse model of obesity and insulin resistance at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of...
20/04/18 - Research
Post-op knee function and pain
Weight loss following bariatric surgery can significantly improve knee function, particularly related to sports, but does not result in improvements in knee pain, according to a study by researchers...
20/04/18 - Research
Robotic vs laparoscopic RYGB
Totally robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass offers no real clinical advantage compared to all laparoscopic RYGB (LRYGB) techniques, according to a study by researchers from the US and Poland. The...
20/04/18 - Research
LAGB in private centres
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) is a safe procedure, which delivers significant and durable weight loss with acceptable complications rates and low re-operation rate, according to a...

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