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2014-09-17 23:12:59

New study conclusively demonstrates that gastric banding can successfully achieve weight loss outcomes that patients had previously been unsuccessful in attaining with a much more surgically invasive gastric bypass operation. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 At the recent 19th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in Montreal, the Slimband Clinic’s surgeons presented the results of a study that conclusively...

2014-09-16 23:03:36

Dr. Leigh Montes named Co-Director of expanded Bariatric program. Doctor’s expertise to improve weight loss options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading Bariatric Surgeon, Leigh Montes, MD, has joined our expanded Bariatric program as Co-Director of Bariatric Surgery at Christ Hospital. Our system welcomes Dr. Montes to the community. New Jersey Bariatric Center, a medical and surgical weight loss...

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2014-09-04 03:00:35

Rebecca Hughes, Group Health Research Institute In JAMA and The BMJ, Group Health researcher weighs pros and cons The number of bariatric surgeries done each year in the United States has ballooned. Now, in an August 27 state-of-the-art review in The BMJ and a September 3 editorial in JAMA, David Arterburn, MD, MPH, weighs the evidence on the benefits and risks of the various types of this surgery. “It’s critical that we find effective—and cost-effective—ways to treat severe...

2014-08-29 20:22:20

A new study finds that increased brain function can be added to the list of health benefits derived from the sort of bariatric surgeries performed at Dr. Feiz and Associates LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At bariatric facilities like Dr. Feiz and Associates, the life-changing benefits of bariatric surgery, including reduced risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and endocrine disorders are well established. After all, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. has successfully...

2014-08-25 20:21:22

Simplicity and outstanding nutrition are the watchwords for recovery and long-term success LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show that, overall, obese patients who have had laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy keep the weight off in the long run. At the same time, the procedure is not magic and patients must adjust to their post-surgery body and then develop long-term habits that will ensure permanent weight loss. Although diet recommendations after gastric bypass surgery...

2014-08-18 12:27:23

ALBANY, New York, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Laparoscopy Devices Market (Laparoscopes, Irrigation Systems, Insufflation Devices, Trocars, Sample Retrieval Bags, Wound Protectors, Internal Closure Devices, Gastric Bands, Hand-Assist Devices, and Energy Systems) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global laparoscopy devices market was valued at...

2014-08-05 16:27:34

Bariatric treatments provided at Beverly Hills Physicians can decrease risk of cancer and issues like urinary incontinence in women. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is often said that those who suffer from obesity find themselves caught in a frustrating cycle - the disease can severely impact both one's health, physical attractiveness and self-image, which then leads to depression and increased over-eating. Making matters worse, obesity raises one's risk of diabetes,...

2014-08-01 00:21:06

From curing type 2 diabetes to preventing strokes and heart attacks, to improving people's personal and professional lives, leading surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz has seen bariatric benefits first hand LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has been paying attention to the press coverage of weight loss medicine can't help but notice a growing medical and scientific consensus regarding bariatric surgeries. They work, and they work very well. Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is...

2014-07-24 12:27:39

DANVILLE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A parent's bariatric surgery could be an opportunity to break the cycle of obesity in an overweight son - body mass index (BMI) of 85 to 94 - according to a Geisinger research study published in the July issue of Obesity. The Geisinger study is considered the largest study of the effect of an adult's Roux-enY (RYGB) gastric bypass surgery on the weight of children in the same household. Leveraging Geisinger's advanced...

2014-07-23 23:06:30

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Bariatric (Obesity) Surgical Devices markets. Global market for Bariatric (Obesity) Surgical Devices is projected to reach US$2 billion by 2020, driven by high prevalence of obesity among adults and children, cutting edge developments in surgical techniques, improved success rate of surgeries and better reimbursement coverage. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – A global health crisis, obesity...


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