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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...
13/03/18 - Research
Eating disorders
Researchers from the University of Michigan have found that great disparities in who was getting both diagnosis and treatment for eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating...
13/03/18 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
Adolescents with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes who received medical management experienced modest weight gain, progression of their type 2 diabetes, and no improvement in cardiovascular risk...
13/03/18 - Research
Apollo Endosurgery has announced that the FDA has approved the termination of the LAP-BAND Lower Body Mass Index (BMI) Post-approval study (LBMI Study). In 2011, the FDA granted approval for an...

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