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2011-03-22 00:51:47

In a study of 82 patients who were evaluated 12 or more years after undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity, a majority of patients reported that they were satisfied with the procedure, although approximately 40 percent experienced major complications and nearly half required removal of their bands.

2011-01-30 00:29:17

Popular Mexico Weight Loss Surgery Center Has Performed More Than 200 New Restrictive Gastric Plication Weight Loss Surgery Procedures with US Patients San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2011 Internationally well-regarded weight loss surgery center Hospital Angeles Tijuana offers a bi-monthly webcast series for patients interested in learning more about the benefits of the innovative new restrictive weight loss surgery procedure gastric plication.

2010-12-14 00:01:41

Hospital Angeles Tijuana, just 20 minutes from downtown San Diego, adds the new restrictive weight loss surgery procedure Gastric Plication to its annual holiday bariatric specials, when demand for obesity surgery is typically highest.

2010-12-07 00:00:46

The FDA is considering relaxing qualification requirements for LAP BAND, a brand of adjustable gastric banding provided by Mexico’s top private Hospital Angeles for $5,000 during the holidays, when demand for LAP-BAND is typically highest. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 6, 2010 Hospital Angeles expands its vaunted weight loss surgery program to include special pricing on LAP-BAND and Gastric Plication all-inclusive medical travel packages for American patients. On Wednesday, the...

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2010-12-05 06:50:00

An additional 12 million obese Americans could soon qualify for surgery to implant Allergan Inc’s small, flexible stomach band to help them lose weight by significantly limiting their food intake.

2010-10-19 10:27:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ - CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V, CRMMF: OTCQX) announced today that a poster was presented at the American College of Gastroenterology conference in San Antonio, Texas.

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2010-09-20 13:20:00

According to a report published on Monday, a type of weight-loss surgery not approved for adolescents is becoming more and more common among teens in California.

2010-06-22 01:58:20

Standard radiography (X-rays) can help physicians diagnose laparoscopic adjustable gastric band slippage, a known complication of adjustable gastric banding surgery.

2010-06-21 13:07:00

One year after weight loss surgery with laparoscopic gastric banding, extremely obese adults demonstrate not only better physical health but also improved psychological health.

2010-06-15 05:15:00

VANCOUVER, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V) announced today that its innovative marketing program is providing significant new patient inquiries to physicians listed on the Company's website who have been trained in the use of the Company's proprietary technology and methods known as the CRH O'Regan System(TM). The Company's marketing program utilizes leading-edge search engine marketing and optimization strategies to attract hemorrhoid sufferers to its...


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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