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Study reveals long-term health-related quality of life in bariatric surgery patients - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Significant improvement in health-related quality of life was reported by patients 12-14 years after undergoing an uncommon form of bariatric surgery at one U.S. medical center. Follow-up of the 27 patients who underwent biliary pancreatic diversion ...

Obstructive sleep apnea symptoms in bariatric surgery patients not visible, sleep disorder study shows

Bel Marra Health - ‎19 hours ago‎
Obstructive sleep apnea symptoms in bariatric surgery patients are not visible, according to a sleep disorder study. The researchers at the Rhode Island Hospital found that majority of bariatric surgery patients have clinical obstructive sleep apnea ...

After Bariatric Surgery

ADVANCE for NPs & PAs - ‎7 hours ago‎
The patient who chooses bariatric surgery for weight loss requires lifelong follow-up, monitoring and care. Patients who have consistent follow-up achieve greater weight loss.

Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Is Expected To Reach $2.8 Billion By 2022: New Report By Grand View Research, Inc. (blog) - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Global bariatric surgery devices market is expected to reach USD 2.8 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research Inc. The growing incidence rate of obesity has led to many government initiatives at regional as well as global level ...

The docs: Pain and function improve following bariatric surgery

Idaho Statesman - ‎May 4, 2016‎
In the same way, people who battle obesity and all its associated health hazards can lighten their load by having bariatric surgery (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, adjustable band or gastric sleeve). It will help them overcome obstacles in their path too!

Ending bad habits after bariatric surgery

6minutes - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Regular assessment of eating behaviour post bariatric surgery is fundamentally important for maximising weight loss, according to neuropsychiatrists.
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Figures reveal 14 patients from Halton had weight loss surgery in 2014-15

Liverpool Echo - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Fourteen Halton residents had weight loss operations known as bariatric surgery in a bid to reduce obesity in 2014-15. Latest statistics from the Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) revealed the number equated to 11 patients per 100,000 ...

Behavior After Bariatric Surgery Key, Study Finds

Medscape - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Preoperative variables have been the focus of numerous bariatric surgery studies. Now a study looking at postoperative factors demonstrates that assessing weight management practices and eating behaviors after surgery, as well as problematic substance ...

Bariatric Surgery: Global Markets for Services and Devices (press release) - ‎21 hours ago‎
LONDON, May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report looks at current and future markets, and analyzes technological, demographic and economic developments that may have a long-term impact on the size and structure of the bariatric surgery ...

Study shows long-term improvement in health-related quality of life after bariatric surgery

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
New Rochelle, NY, May 2, 2016--Significant improvement in health-related quality of life was reported by patients 12-14 years after undergoing an uncommon form of bariatric surgery at one U.S. medical center. Follow-up of the 27 patients who underwent ...
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Weight loss surgery reduces risk of heart diseases in obese teenagers

TheHealthSite - ‎1 hour ago‎
Weight loss surgery can boost the level of 'good' cholesterol as well as decrease the risk of heart diseases in severely obese teenage boys, says a new research.

Post bariatric surgery exercise: Take it outside!

Red Bank Hub - ‎May 3, 2016‎
After weight loss surgery it is important to stick to the personalized diet and exercise plan your bariatric surgeon has recommended for you. If your weight loss surgeon has cleared you to start exercising, consider taking it outdoors now that spring ...

Heart Failure Exacerbation Decreases After Bariatric Surgery for Obese Patients

MD Magazine - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The researchers discovered during the reference period, 16.2% of heart failure patients who had bariatric surgery had a subsequent emergency department visit or hospitalization for heart failure exacerbation.

Health Matters: Bariatric surgery can help with weight loss

Grand Forks Herald - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
A. I've discussed the challenge of weight loss in prior columns and the effectiveness of surgery on the stomach (called bariatric surgery) to help selected patients who are morbidly obese. We now have new data that show bariatric surgery is effective ...
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REVEALED: Three quarters of weight loss surgery is performed on WOMEN - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Weight loss surgery, known as bariatric surgery, is used to treat people who are classed as dangerously obese. Types of surgery include gastric bands - which are used to reduce stomach size, gastric bypass - where your digestive system is rerouted and ...

Chicago Bariatric Surgeons Offer New Treatment for Smooth, Dry Underarms

Marketwired (press release) - ‎May 3, 2016‎
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - May 3, 2016) - The physicians at Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center (SSCS) aim to enhance their patients' lives by improving their health as well as boosting their self-esteem.
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Bariatric surgery is passe, a new weight-loss surgery is in town

India Today - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Experts have been harping on the fact that obesity is at an all-time rise, especially among women. When exercise and diet fail to work, some look at bariatric surgery. But now, people could also look at another option. Silicon Balloon Implants is the ...

Outcome of intestinal failure after bariatric surgery: experience from a national UK referral centre - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Bariatric surgery, an increasingly common operation, can be associated with IF necessitating long-term HPN. The cohort presented had a higher CRBSI compared with other HPN patients; more stringent approaches to catheter care may be required in this ...

Bariatric sleeve surgery: Why this procedure is growing in popularity

eMaxHealth - ‎May 2, 2016‎
For individuals considering weight loss surgery for improved health, the choice is no longer between gastric bypass surgery and gastric banding, which is typically known as a lap band due to the laparoscopic method used to place the band. Now, doctors ...

Now, kids opting for weight-loss surgery

Times of India - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
But when it failed, they opted for bariatric surgery. "Initially we were a bit sceptical and scared if the surgery would really work and if it would impact his growth.