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Meeting: BOMSS 2012

British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting

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Trafford Hospital Patients benefit from Endobarrier

The National Obesity Surgery Centre has been treating patients with the Endobarrier, a new device for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes and obesity which is distributed by Elemental Healthcare Ltd

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Daily Mail – Issues with Gastric Bypass

A terrible story about a poor girl whose efforts to lose weight have gone wrong. Permanent operations are not always the best choice and new incisionless procedures may give patients an opportunity to lose weight more safely.

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NHS cost containment

How many NHS hospitals use fully disposable laparoscopic instruments for a simple gall bladder operation?

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Progress so far – first private Endobarrier patients

So far, so good. All Endobarrier patients losing weight, (some over a stone in two weeks!) and all significantly reduced Diabetes medication.

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First Private Endobarrier Cases in the UK

Following the completion of the Endobarrier UK trials in most of the participating hospitals, the procedure is now available privately in both Southampton and Manchester. The first 12 private cases are scheduled in May and will benefit patients who have Type 2 Diabetes and who are overweight.

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EndoBarrier triggers beneficial hormone effects

New data show EndoBarrier triggers beneficial hormone effects; helps patients achieve rapid glycemic control and weight loss while reducing heart disease risk factors

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