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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...
24/06/19 - Research
ASMBS meeting
Patients with severe obesity who undergo bariatric surgery cut their spending on diabetes medications by nearly 65 percent and spending on high blood pressure medications by more than a third three...
24/06/19 - Research
ASMBS meeting
Metabolic or bariatric surgery was significantly more effective than medical management in treating type 2 diabetes in patients with milder forms of obesity, according to new research presented at an...
24/06/19 - Research
Guidance for obesity care
Advocates for obesity prevention and treatment have designed two new resources for medical educators, healthcare providers and community programmes that will enhance the level of care for patients,...

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