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25/10/17 - Policy
Endoscopic Suturing Procedure Registry
Apollo Endosurgery has entered into a Registry Funding Agreement with the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Center for GI Innovation and Technology, to develop and administer a registry...
25/10/17 - Research
Surgery and opioid dependence
Nearly 9 percent of bariatric surgical patients who did not take opioid pain medications until their weight-loss operation, or the month before it, report that they are still using prescription...
25/10/17 - Research
Cardiac health
In overweight and obese people, fat often gets deposited in the midsection of the body and can lead to unhealthy changes in a heart's function and size however, weight loss from bariatric surgery can...
24/10/17 - Research
semaglutide trial
The drug semaglutide, that targets the appetite control system in the brain, can bring about significant weight loss in people with clinical obesity, according to research by researchers from the...
24/10/17 - Industry
AbClose device
Medeon Biodesign has announced the first clinical cases have been performed using its innovative laparoscopic port site closure device, AbClose, in the US. According to the company, the device...
14/08/18 - Research
Fracture risk after gastric bypass
The risk of bone fractures increases after a gastric bypass operation, according to researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The study is based on the records of 38...
13/08/18 - Research
OXYBAR study
Australian researchers have commenced a pilot study that will assess whether post-operative high flow nasal oxygen therapy (HFNO2) improves respiratory function and reduces the incidence of post-...
13/08/18 - Research
SADI conversion after LSG
Patients who underwent single anastomosis duodenoileal (SADI) bypass surgery after failed laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy reported significantly more weight loss, compared to patients who underwent...

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