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Global bariatric device market

Bariatrics is the science which deals with the treatment of people who have extreme obesity and also its prevention.

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The truth about metabolic surgery

Advances in Surgery Channel: Throughout this televised conference, a vibrant discussion on the effectiveness of bariatric surgery as a solution to eliminate type 2 diabetes on patients suffering from morbid or not morbid obesity was provided. The Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, with its leader: Prof. Antonio Lacy,  together with the AIS Channel held a congress entitled: […]

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Obesity is the fastest-growing health problem in China

Obesity is the fastest-growing health problem in China, and one of the most serious chronic conditions of our time. Approximately 25% of the adult population is either overweight or obese, and 15.5%, about 92.4 million with diabetes.  Chinese surgeons have been active practitioners of bariatric and metabolic surgery and have accumulated extensive surgical experience. The […]

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Cleveland Clinic Study Shows Bariatric Surgery Provides Long-Term Control of Type 2 Diabetes

A study by Cleveland Clinic researchers shows bariatric surgery is a highly effective and durable treatment for type 2 diabetes in obese patients, enabling nearly all surgical patients to be free of insulin and many to be free of all diabetic medications three years after surgery. The STAMPEDE (Surgical Therapy And Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes […]

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Molecular Target for Sleeve Gastrectomy Effects

In today’s issue of Nature, Randy Seeley and his colleagues have published a mouse study suggesting that, one day, doctors might be able to mimic the beneficial effects of surgery without actually doing the surgery. That premise will seem crazy to most surgeons, and that’s because the conventional explanation for bariatric surgery’s effectiveness is mechanical. In […]

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Laparoscopic Gastric Stapling Procedures as a Replacement to Gastric Banding in the 21st Century? (IBC Istanbul 2013 Debate)

The following debate occurred at the 8th International Bariatric Club Symposium, which was held in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 28, 2013. Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care  presents the edited transcript in partnership with IBC’s Symposium Director Haris Khwaja, MD, PhD, Co-Director Tomasz Rogula, MD, PhD, and the participants. Moderator: Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS Participants: Michel Gagner, MD, FRCSC, FACS, […]

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Laparoscopic Mini-Gastric Bypass is Equivalent to Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (IBC Istanbul 2013 Debate)

The following debate occurred at the 8th International Bariatric Club Symposium, which was held in Istanbul, Turkey on August 28, 2013.  Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care presents the edited transcript in partnership with IBC’s Symposium Director Haris Khwaja, MD, PhD, Co-Director Tomasz Rogula, MD, PhD, and the participants. We welcome reader feedback on this important topic. Moderator: David Kerrigan, […]

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Obesity in the elderly: More complicated than you think

Dr Derrick Cetin is a renown expert working at the Cleveland Clinic, specialized in bariatric medicine, medical weight management, nutrition sciences, weight management, asthma, diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, obesity, prediabetes, hypertension and non surgical  obesity management. International Bariatric Club has recently presented Dr Cetin’s review article on weigh loss surgery in elderly patients. We have paraphrased the […]

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5th Emergencies in Bariatric Surgery course

The 5th Emergencies in Bariatric Surgery course was held at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London on the 13th of December 2013. This course had a national and international faculty of bariatric surgery experts. The audience was varied and included general surgeons, registrars in training, bariatric surgery consultants as well as bariatric nurses and dieticians. In […]

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Long Term View of Bariatric Surgery.

Author: Mervyn Deitel, MD, FASMBS Reproduced with permission from Owen Haskins, Editor, Bariatric News, issue 18, 2013 Bariatric News and IBC World News was delighted to speak with Professor Mervyn Deitel, one of the Founders of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 1983 in Iowa City and a President of the ASBS in 1995. He was […]

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