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Mini-Gastric (one-anastomosis) Bypass Becoming a Mainstream Bariatric Operation

This article is published with the kind permission of Bariatric News. To access the latest news regarding bariatric and metabolic surgery, please visit the website: www.bariatricnews.net The mini-gastric one-anastomosis bypass (MGB) was conceived by Dr. Robert Rutledge in USA 16 years ago, as a safe, rapid and effective bariatric operation.  The MGB has slowly gained proponents […]

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THE WORLDWIDE RISE IN OBESITY – CAN WE COMBAT IT?

Author: Mervyn Deitel, MD, FASMBS Thousands of years ago, our ancestors were hunter-gatherers – hunting, fishing, eating roots and berries (complex carbohydrates) – with occasional periods of famine.  They developed “thrifty” genes, which conserved energy in times of famine.  Then about 8,000 years ago, in Turkey, Egypt, Europe, Asia and America, farming began of wild […]

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Welcome to IBC World News!

IBC WORLD NEWS by Mervyn Deitel, MD Dr. Tomasz Rogula asked me to handle this IBC feature. Tt consists of well thought-out blogs, opinions and brief reports (not requiring references), directly related to Bariatric Surgery. These are to be emailed to me at book@obesitysurgery.com, for rapid review. Formal journal papers are to be submitted instead to Haris Kwaja for consideration for […]

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