2019 Innovation & Technology Awards winner: Standard Bariatrics
Standard Bariatrics is developing products to improve the consistency and clinical outcomes of sleeve gastrectomy, the surgical procedure most commonly used in the United States to treat morbid obesity. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Shelly Reese Source Type: news

2019 Innovation & Technology Awards winner: Standard Bariatrics
Standard Bariatrics is developing products to improve the consistency and clinical outcomes of sleeve gastrectomy, the surgical procedure most commonly used in the United States to treat morbid obesity. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Shelly Reese Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy May Be Safer Than Gastric Bypass for IBD Patients Sleeve Gastrectomy May Be Safer Than Gastric Bypass for IBD Patients
Most obese patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) fare well after bariatric surgery, but gastric bypass could make Crohn's disease harder to control, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Outcome Comparable to Open Surgery Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Outcome Comparable to Open Surgery
Patients with stage I gastric cancer who undergo laparoscopic distal gastrectomy have long-term-survival rates similar to those who have open distal gastrectomy, according to a clinical trial from South Korea.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Metabolic Surgery Tops Drugs for Reducing Diabetes-Related Complications Metabolic Surgery Tops Drugs for Reducing Diabetes-Related Complications
For obese patients with type 2 diabetes, metabolic surgery (sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-Y gastric bypass) prolongs life and reduces cardiovascular events compared to best medical therapy, according to a meta-analytic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Upper GI X-rays Unhelpful After Sleeve Gastrectomy Upper GI X-rays Unhelpful After Sleeve Gastrectomy
Gastrografin upper gastrointestinal inspection is generally of little value in determining the integrity of staple lines following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, according to a retrospective review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Greater Weight Loss With Gastric Bypass Than Other Bariatric Sx
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31, 2018 -- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is associated with greater weight loss at one, three, and five years than sleeve gastrectomy (SG) or adjustable gastric banding (AGB), though it also has the highest rate of 30-day adverse... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Which Weight-Loss Surgery Is Best?
Deciding to have weight-loss surgery? New research that compares three types -- gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and adjustable gastric banding, also known as lap band, may help. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pouch Creation a Winner After Total Gastrectomy
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis reports better long-term functional outcomes, no greater perioperative morbidity (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - October 30, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Teens Get Lasting Weight Loss With Two of Three Bariatric Procedures Teens Get Lasting Weight Loss With Two of Three Bariatric Procedures
BMI reduction of 20% or more sustained over 5 years with gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy but not gastric banding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Standard Bariatrics receives FDA indication for #1 bariatric surgical procedure
(CincyTech) Standard Bariatrics, an innovator of surgical devices, has received a sleeve gastrectomy indication from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the STANDARD CLAMP ® . " Standard Bariatrics is committed to creating superior bariatric surgery outcomes through device innovations. The acceptance of the supplemental data by the FDA to expand the US. indications of the STANDARD CLAMP ® is another significant milestone for the Company, " said Jonathan Thompson M.D., Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Standard Bariatrics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy Now Top Choice for Kids' Metabolic Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- Pivot away from Roux-en-Y similar to recent adult trends in bariatric surgery (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - October 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass May Be Better for Teens
THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 -- Adolescents with severe obesity achieve substantial and sustainable weight loss with sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and gastric bypass procedures but not with gastric banding, according to a study published in the September issue... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Monitoring serum Albumin can help patients recover from gastrectomy
(Bentham Science Publishers) Our result suggests preoperative albumin level as an independent risk factor for PPCs in elderly gastric cancer (GC) patients after elective laparoscopic gastrectomy. We also suggest that those elderly hypoalbuminemic GC patients may benefit from more intensive perioperative care including perioperative nutritional status improvement. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type of Weight Loss Surgery Matters for People With Severe Obesity Type of Weight Loss Surgery Matters for People With Severe Obesity
People who have weight-loss surgery for extreme obesity may lose more weight with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) than with sleeve gastrectomy, a small U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Type of weight loss surgery matters for people with severe obesity
(Reuters Health) - People who have weight-loss surgery for extreme obesity may lose more weight with an older operation known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass than with a newer sleeve gastrectomy procedure, a small U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Similar Rates of Fetal Growth Restriction Seen With Two Popular Bariatric Procedures Similar Rates of Fetal Growth Restriction Seen With Two Popular Bariatric Procedures
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (SG) appear to result in similar rates of fetal growth restriction, according to French researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

VTE Prophylaxis After Gastrectomy May Boost Bleeding in Asian Patients VTE Prophylaxis After Gastrectomy May Boost Bleeding in Asian Patients
In Asian patients, symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE) after gastrectomy is extremely rare, and pharmacological prophylactic measures may prompt bleeding complications, Korean researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about gastrectomy, or stomach removal
A gastrectomy is a procedure to remove part or all of the stomach. Often, it is a treatment for stomach cancer. Here, we explore this and other uses of a gastrectomy. We also describe the procedure in detail and discuss the types of surgery. Learn about possible complications, life after a gastrectomy, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Surgery Source Type: news

Standard Bariatrics closes Series A round of financing
(CincyTech) Standard Bariatrics Inc., an innovator of bariatric surgical devices, has raised a Series A round of financing. RiverVest Venture Partners led the round. The size of the round is undisclosed. Standard Bariatrics' first device, the STANDARD CLAMP ™ , received FDA clearance in July 2017. It offers technical and clinical improvement to surgeons performing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, the most common and effective weight loss surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is GI Dynamics teasing comeback with offering?
Embattled GI Dynamics has been relatively quiet lately, but the Boston-based company recently revealed its shareholders had approved an offering worth a total of $2 million. The company held a special meeting February 27 to discuss the placement, according to a release. Could the offering help GI Dynamics continue to develop its EndoBarrier device – a technology designed to treat obesity in patients with Type 2 diabetes, that has come under fire in the past? The device works by creating a barrier between food and the wall of the small intestine and thereby changes metabolic pathways by controlling how food move...
Source: MDDI - March 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Laparascopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Linked to Some Better Pregnancy Outcomes Laparascopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Linked to Some Better Pregnancy Outcomes
Some maternal and perinatal outcomes may be better in obese women who undergo laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) than in their obese peers who are not treated with bariatric surgery, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Analysts: Japan approves 12 new procedures for Intuitive Surgical ’ s da Vinci
Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) recently won approval for an additional 12 procedures in Japan using its da Vinci robot-assisted surgery devices, according to analysts at Leerink Partners. The approvals could represent an additional 200,000 cases in Japan, up from 30,000, Leerink analysts Richard Newitter and Jaime Morgan wrote this morning in a note to investors, citing talks with management, company reports and Leerink Partners estimates. Previously only cleared for prostatectomy and nephrectomy in Japan, da Vinci is now approved for additional colorectal, gynecological and thoracic surgeries, plus gastrect...
Source: Mass Device - January 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Regulatory/Compliance Robotics Wall Street Beat Intuitive Surgical Source Type: news

Obesity Treatments Compared: Bariatric Surgery vs. Nonsurgical Options, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy vs. Bypass
Studies in JAMA's obesity issue offer additional evidence on bariatric surgery's benefits and may ease potential concerns over increasing use of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. First... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - January 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Rise of Sleeve Gastrectomy Is No Therapeutic Misadventure Rise of Sleeve Gastrectomy Is No Therapeutic Misadventure
Three new studies'provide reassuring data to suggest that the rapid switch from Roux-en-Y gastric bypass to sleeve gastrectomy in the last decade has not been a therapeutic misadventure. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Approaches Offer Similar Results (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Five-year outcomes for sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on par (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - January 16, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Hiatal Repair During Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy May Limit GERD Symptoms Hiatal Repair During Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy May Limit GERD Symptoms
Repair of hiatal laxity and herniation during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) for obesity improves symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

How Bariatric SurgeryChanged This Governor's Life
Both Maine Governor Paul LePage and his wife First Lady Ann LePage underwent sleeve gastrectomies. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Woman removes stomach to prevent developing cancer
Heather Huus, 32, is a mother from North Dakota who had a gastrectomy last year after a genetic test found she carried a gene that put her at an 83 percent chance of getting stomach cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gastrectomy
A slide show depicting gastrectomy, surgery to remove part or all of the stomach. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleeve gastrectomy, common weight-loss surgery, lowers women's tolerance to alcohol
(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Women who have had gastric sleeve surgery to lose weight may want to consider limiting the number of alcoholic drinks they consume post-surgery. A new study from a team of researchers at the University of Illinois found that after undergoing sleeve gastrectomy, women could be legally intoxicated after drinking half the number of drinks than women who did not have this surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Good Operation, With Limits Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Good Operation, With Limits
Now the most widely performed bariatric-surgery procedure, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is safer than bypass in the short term but may fall short beyond 7 years out.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy May Be Better Than Gastric Bypass for NASH Patients Sleeve Gastrectomy May Be Better Than Gastric Bypass for NASH Patients
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: August 4, 2017
[Image from unsplash.com]From MDCorp inking a European distribution deal to Align Technology’s North Carolina expansion, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. MDCorp inks distribution deal with Smart Endoscope Systems MDCorp announced in a July 31 press release that it has signed a distribution agreement with Smart Endoscope Systems, giving MDCorp permission to sell Smart’s G-Eye system throughout its European market. Neuraxon, which is in the process of merging with MDCorp, is going to be responsible for distributing the G-Eye system in Europe and a netw...
Source: Mass Device - August 4, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Ultrasound Vascular Weight loss Access Scientific Inc. aligntechnology Central California Blood Center Cerus Corp. FujiFilm Medical Systems MDCorp MedTech Smart Endoscope Systems Standard Source Type: news

Ferric Carboxymaltose Improves Post-gastrectomy Acute Isovolemic Anemia Ferric Carboxymaltose Improves Post-gastrectomy Acute Isovolemic Anemia
Ferric carboxymaltose is an effective treatment for isovolemic anemia following radical gastrectomy, according to results of a phase 3 randomized clinical trial conducted at seven centers in the Republic of Korea.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

World's fattest woman Eman Ahmed halves her weight
Eman Ahmed, 36, from Alexandria, Egypt weighed a staggering 78 stone before she was airlifted to India for a life-saving Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy operation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Backs Pylorus-preserving Gastrectomy in Early Gastric Cancer Study Backs Pylorus-preserving Gastrectomy in Early Gastric Cancer
In patients with early-stage gastric cancer, laparoscopic pylorus-preserving gastrectomy offers"excellent" long-term prognosis and favorable nutritional status, according to Japanese researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 31, 2017 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Evaluating Splenectomy in Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer Evaluating Splenectomy in Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study, published in Annals of Surgery, examining whether there is any justification for performing splenectomy in patients with proximal gastric cancer.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - March 20, 2017 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Common Weight Loss Surgery Linked To Lasting Digestive Issues
(Reuters Health) - A common weight loss surgery is associated with long-term gastrointestinal problems and food intolerance, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data on 249 extremely obese patients who had what’s known as laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, which reduces the stomach to a small pouch about the size of an egg. Two years after surgery, these patients had lost about 31 percent of their total body weight on average. But compared to the control group of 295 obese people who didn’t have operations, the gastric bypass patients were far more likely to experience indigestion and an inability...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common Weight Loss Surgery Linked To Lasting Digestive Issues
(Reuters Health) - A common weight loss surgery is associated with long-term gastrointestinal problems and food intolerance, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data on 249 extremely obese patients who had what’s known as laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, which reduces the stomach to a small pouch about the size of an egg. Two years after surgery, these patients had lost about 31 percent of their total body weight on average. But compared to the control group of 295 obese people who didn’t have operations, the gastric bypass patients were far more likely to experience indigestion and an inability...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 29, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Gastrectomy in Elderly Women With Gastric Cancer Gastrectomy in Elderly Women With Gastric Cancer
Distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer prolongs long-term survival in women 85 years and older, but older men do not appear to derive a survival benefit from the operation, researchers from Japan report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 15, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Bone Metabolism Increased After Gastric Bypass Bone Metabolism Increased After Gastric Bypass
Bone remodeling activation is significantly higher after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery compared with surgical sleeve gastrectomy, researchers in Finland report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 28, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Quality Initiative Cuts Sleeve-Gastrectomy Readmissions Quality Initiative Cuts Sleeve-Gastrectomy Readmissions
After a national quality-improvement program for bariatric surgery was implemented in 128 hospitals, 30-day hospital readmission rates fell, especially for sleeve gastrectomy. Postop information was key.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 7, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Surgical Technique Impact in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgical Technique Impact in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
How do the surgical techniques for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomies compare in terms of outcomes and complications?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 3, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Study: Bariatric surgery safe, effective but could be improved
Stephen FellerWASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is significantly safe, but changes to how doctors perform the procedure could make it even safer, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery: Staple Line Reinforcement Ups Leak Risk Bariatric Surgery: Staple Line Reinforcement Ups Leak Risk
The largest study of its kind finds that staple line reinforcement during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is associated with increased leakage from the stomach compared with not using this technique.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

More evidence gastric bypass surgery leads to sustained weight loss
This study suggests that the vast majority of patients interested in bariatric surgery, especially gastric bypass, should be able to lose a significant amount of weight with gastric bypass and keep that weight off for a very long time,” Maciejewski said. The post More evidence gastric bypass surgery leads to sustained weight loss appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - September 9, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: Weight loss Source Type: news

More Evidence Gastric Bypass Surgery Helps People Lose Weight And Keep It Off
This study suggests that the vast majority of patients interested in bariatric surgery, especiallygastric bypass, should be able to lose a significant amount of weight with gastric bypass and keep that weight off for a very long time,” Maciejewski said. SOURCE: bit.ly/2cGxx2n JAMA Surgery, online August 31, 2016. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 9, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Teleflex to close N.C. plant, lay off 104
Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) is looking to shutter a North Carolina facility, with plans to lay off 104 employees at the facility. The company’s Ashboro subsidiary Arrow said in May it had plans to lay off 84 employees at the facility, and filed again last month with plans to lay off another 20. The layoffs are expected to go into effect in October. The company said it had 635 employees in Asheboro when it originally announced the impending closure in 2014. The layoffs come as the company plans to move its manufacturing operation from Asheboro to Mexico and the Czech Republic, according to a Triangle Business Journal rep...
Source: Mass Device - September 6, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Teleflex Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass is Better than Other Procedures for Sustainable Weight Loss
Contact: Amara Omeokwe Phone: 919-681-4239 Email:amara.omeokwe@duke.eduhttps://www.dukehealth.orgEMBARGOED FOR RELEASE until 11 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday, August 31, 2016DURHAM, N.C. --  Gastric bypass surgery is more effective for weight loss and long-term weight maintenance than are other surgical procedures and non-surgical treatment, according to a study led by researchers at Duke Health and the Durham VA Medical Center.The study ’s findings, published Aug. 31 in the journal JAMA Surgery, are based on the analysis of ten years of medical records for veterans who underwent one of three different weight-loss surg...
Source: DukeHealth.org: Duke Health Features - September 1, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Duke Medicine Source Type: news