Treating NAFLD by Defeating Obesity: What Are the Best Options? Treating NAFLD by Defeating Obesity: What Are the Best Options?
Bariatric surgery is often the treatment of last resort, but considering it earlier may be just what patients with fatty liver disease need.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

Titan SGS(R) from Standard Bariatrics, Inc. Passes 1,000 Clinical Case Uses
CINCINNATI, Jan. 19, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Bariatric surgeons are seeing benefits delivered to patients from the anatomy-based approach of Titan SGS® surgical stapler technology from Standard Bariatrics®, Inc. Since the... Devices, Surgery Standard Bariatrics, Titan SGS, bariatric sleeve surgery, sleeve gastrectomy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Long-Term Medication Usage After Bariatric Surgeries Compared
TUESDAY, Jan. 18, 2022 -- Patients who have gastric bypass may be slightly more likely to remain free of obesity-related medications versus those undergoing sleeve gastrectomy, according to a study published online Jan. 12 in JAMA Surgery. Ryan... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery, Weight Loss Linked To 60% Lower Risk Of Severe Covid-19
Those undergoing metabolic surgery also had a 49% lower likelihood of hospitalization. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 4, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Bead Embolization: a'Bridge' to Bariatric Surgery? Bead Embolization: a'Bridge' to Bariatric Surgery?
' There is a real need to expand the weight loss treatments currently on offer for patients, especially those who don ' t want to go down a surgical route, ' says a study author.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Self-harm hospitalization following bariatric surgery in adolescents and young adults - Goueslard K, Jollant F, Petit JM, Quantin C.
BACKGROUND: While bariatric surgery has demonstrated physical and psychological benefits, a risk of suicide and non-fatal self-harm has also been shown. The aim of this study was to compared the rate of hospitalization for self-harm during a three-year obs... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Can Lead to Diabetes Remission, Cut Cancer Risk Bariatric Surgery Can Lead to Diabetes Remission, Cut Cancer Risk
Patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes who underwent bariatric surgery have a lower cancer risk. ' Obesity may cause more cancer cases than smoking in several countries, ' a study author said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 15, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Standard Bariatrics, Inc. Reaches Sales Milestone with Titan SGS(TM)
CINCINNATI, Dec. 13, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Standard Bariatrics®, Inc. (SBI), a Cincinnati-based company focused on developing medical devices for surgical treatments of obesity, announced it reached a $1M sales milestone du... Devices, Surgery Standard Bariatrics, Titan SGS, bariatric sleeve surgery, sleeve gastrectomy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery an Epilepsy Risk Factor? Bariatric Surgery an Epilepsy Risk Factor?
Obese patients who received weight loss surgery have a significantly increased risk of developing epilepsy, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - December 9, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Weight Loss Surgery'Best Treatment' for Fatty Liver Disease Weight Loss Surgery'Best Treatment' for Fatty Liver Disease
Bariatric surgery significantly reduces the risk of major adverse liver and cardiovascular events in recipients, compared with nonsurgical counterparts, among those with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Is Phentermine/Topiramate Helpful After Teen Bariatric Surgery? Is Phentermine/Topiramate Helpful After Teen Bariatric Surgery?
' We do not yet know what the optimal dose or postoperative timing of phentermine/topiramate (or any other anti-obesity medication) is after bariatric surgery in adolescents, ' says the author of a pilot study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Study shows Medicaid expansion increased access to bariatric surgery for obesity
Following the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid expansion, access to bariatric surgery as a treatment for obesity increased by 31% annually for lower-income Medicaid-covered and uninsured white adults age 26 to 64 but not for Hispanic and Black adults, according to research conducted by scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine. The National Institutes of Health-funded policy impact study is published in a recent edition of JAMA Health Forum. “As the number of adults with severe obesity continues… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 15, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery May Lower Risk for Severe Liver Disease, New Study Finds
Obesity is a leading cause of fatty liver condition. Patients who had weight-loss surgery showed fewer signs of the disease progressing. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: Obesity Weight Bariatric Surgery Liver Research Cleveland Clinic Journal of the American Medical Assn your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Transit Bipartition an Attractive Second-Step Option When Sleeve Gastrectomy Fails Transit Bipartition an Attractive Second-Step Option When Sleeve Gastrectomy Fails
For patients who fail to lose enough weight or regain weight after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, revisional bariatric surgery in the form of transit bipartition is an attractive next step, say clinicians in Germany.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - November 8, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Should All Bariatric Surgery Patients Take Ursodeoxycholic Acid to Prevent Gallstones? Should All Bariatric Surgery Patients Take Ursodeoxycholic Acid to Prevent Gallstones?
Ursodeoxycholic acid for the prevention of gallstones after bariatric surgery is not universally helpful in all patients, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 3, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news