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29/10/18 - Research
Managing expectations
Patients who underwent bariatric surgery had very high, and often unrealistic, expectations on how the surgery would change their lives and healthcare professionals involved in treating this group of...
26/10/18 - Research
UK Biobank study
Elevated BMI has been shown to be a likely causal contributor to population patterns in mortality, according to a study led by the University of Bristol using measurements and mortality data from 500...
25/10/18 - Industry
Product approval
Standard Bariatrics has received a sleeve gastrectomy indication from the FDA for the Standard Clamp. The Standard Sleeve addresses issues of inconsistent surgical anatomy through an anatomy-based...
25/10/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and womb cancer
A study of women who had sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass has found that precancerous tissue in their womb reverted to normal tissue when they lost weight. The study included 72 women with an...
22/10/18 - Industry
Product approval
Levita Magnetics has gained FDA approval for its Levita Magnetic Surgical System for use in bariatric procedures. Initially indicated for use in gallbladder removal procedures, the shaftless Magnetic...
12/12/18 - Research
Self-harm and suicidal ideation
Bariatric surgery candidates should be screened for their potential to self-harm and/or commit suicide before surgery and throughout long-term post-operative care, according to researchers from the...
10/12/18 - Research
Advanced-DiaRem
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have improved a standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) to extend the prediction time for diabetic remission following...
10/12/18 - Research
Very low-calorie diets
Hundreds of thousands of people in the England will receive NHS help to battle obesity and type 2 diabetes in a programme that will not only improve the health of patients but also save the NHS money...

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