Issue 51 of Bariatric News is now available to read and/or download. In this issue, we report on the
publication from the State of Kuwait Ministry of Health's 3rd National Bariatric Registry Report, a lower risk of haematological cancer after bariatric surgery, the urgent need to understand obesity is a disease state and break the stigma around accessing care, World Obesity Federation releases position statement addressing weight stigma and changing obesity narratives, and an update on banded procedure studies and randomised controlled trials.
We also report on the a study that found, bariatric surgery cures urinary incontinence in one of three women, machine-learning model can predict weight loss post-bariatric surgery, higher levels of inflammation may influence bariatric surgery outcomes and barbed sutures reduce operation times and are as safe as conventional sutures for closing RYGB anastomotic defects.
There is also a three-page special update on current clinical studies, as well as an interview with Professor Oral Ospanov (Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Head of Department of Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery at Astana Medical University, in the Republic of Kazakhstan) who discussed his career his career, the current status of bariatric surgery in Kazakhstan and his FundoRing OAGB procedure.
Plus all the latest news on anti-obesity medications, a report that has found 22 states in the US have an adult obesity prevalence at or above 35%, obesity-related cardiovascular disease deaths tripled between 1999 and 2020, and all the usual summaries of clinical papers, product and industry news, information on future events and more.
Please click below to read or download issue 50.