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FDA Loosens Belt on Gastric Banding Criteria

February 19, 2011


(The Health Wrap-Up is on hiatus this weekend) Some people are up in arms over the FDA’s decision to sanction the use of gastric banding in a wider range of patients.  This news coming in the wake to reject three more weight-loss drugs – solutions many physicians (bariatric surgeons included) have been hoping for. Many […]

Snapshots | Ridiculous Postings – Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Kit

January 10, 2011


As many of us search for a way to shed those holiday pounds, I have found that, yet again, is selling the perfect solution (and it’s a 3-pack, so you can share with your uninsured loved ones!): Having watched my fair share of laparoscopic procedures, I’m confident I’d be able to do this at […]