Navigation Links
Procedure Lowers 'Hunger Hormone' to Help Obese Lose Weight
Date:3/7/2013

his procedure is a type of gastric artery embolization that has been used for years to treat bleeding in the intestines and reduce side effects from chemotherapy for advanced liver cancer.

Whether there will be complications down the line or whether patients will gain the weight back, as many do after other weight-loss surgery, isn't clear, Kipshidze said.

"Who knows with this procedure whether patients will gain the weight back? I cannot tell you; I don't know what is going to happen," he said.

That answer is the key to whether this procedure will be a viable alternative to other types of weight-loss surgery, another expert said.

"The question is, will this thing work in a lot of people over a long period of time, and what's the complication rate and what's the mortality with it," said Dr. Stephen Green, associate chairman of the department of cardiology at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, N.Y.

"If this works, it would be fantastic -- it would be a game changer," he said. "But this is not ready for prime time."

Kipshidze is planning larger clinical trials where some patients -- including some with diabetes -- will undergo the procedure while others will have a sham procedure. In all, they will need to include about 30 patients to be sure the procedure is safe and effective, he said. The procedure is also being refined with new equipment and techniques.

More information

For more about obesity, visit the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

SOURCES: Nicholas Kipshidze, M.D., Ph.D., New York Cardiovascular Research, New York City, and physician-in-chief and general director, Republican Hospital, Tbilisi, Georgia; Stephen Green, M.D., associate chairman, department of cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, N.Y; David Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director, Yale University Prevention Research Cen
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. 5 Rheumatology Procedures You Might Not Need
2. Very low risk of infections in advanced brain procedures
3. Ob-Gyn Group Lists Procedures That May Not Be Needed
4. Jacksonville Periodontist, Dr. Richard E. Aguila, Now Fixes High Gum Lines with Crown Lengthening Procedures for His Florida Patients with Excessive Gums Showing
5. Park Cities Aesthetics Demonstrating the Benefits of SmartLipo™ With Their 150th Procedure
6. Controversial Labiaplasty Procedure Receives High Satisfaction Reviews From Patients
7. The Woodlands, TX Periodontist, Dr. Gayle Bradshaw is Now Accepting New Patients For The Modern Bone Graft Procedure To Strengthen Jaw Bone For Dental Implants
8. Dr. Glenn Vallecillos Now Offers Lumenis Total Fx CO2 Fractional Laser Procedure
9. Dr. Robert Barr of Barr Family Dentistry in San Jose, CA Receives Top Reviews for Painless Laser Dental Procedures
10. Instrument handle with integrated electronics facilitates surgical procedures
11. Santa Monica Dermatologist, Dr. Ben Behnam, and Santa Monica Hair Transplant Expert, Dr. Sean Behnam, Launch Their New Websites Focused on Treatment of Acne, Skin Cancer, Laser Procedures and Hair Transplant
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Procedure Lowers 'Hunger Hormone' to Help Obese Lose Weight
(Date:10/1/2014)... the human eye, the brain of a rat and ... technology, says a QUT leading robotics researcher. , ... says the new study uses new computer algorithms to ... or tunnels. , "This is a very Frankenstein type ... halves of a thing together because we,re taking the ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Familylifeinsurancequotes.org has released a new blog post ... , Senior citizens can qualify for affordable term ... seniors who are over 50 years old. Some term ... medical examination. , Term life insurance with a simplified ... qualify. Having life insurance during retirement is important for ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Nev. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 First ... measuring abnormal circadian cellular changes throughout the body, announced ... Inc. to better address the company’s breadth of upcoming ... early breast cancer screening technology. , “Our initial focus ... cancer system which detects abnormal circadian cellular changes over ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Duke Medicine suggests that some people who are prone ... to gain weight when exposed to chronic stress, leading ... percent of people, all of whom are Caucasian, might ... them reduce heart disease with simple interventions such as ... susceptibility, psychosocial stress and metabolic factors act in combination ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Inc., announced today their new NoteSwift™ 2.0 for Allscripts ... the bridge between the EHR and Dragon Medical interpreting ... at the point of care. NoteSwift reduces the time ... than half – and virtually eliminates mouse clicks – ... EHR use according to the June 12, 2014 HIMSS ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Robot researcher combines nature to nurture 'superhuman' navigation 2Health News:Affordable Term Life Insurance - Senior Citizens Can Qualify for Coverage! 2Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 2Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 3Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 4Health News:Gene interacts with stress and leads to heart disease in some people 2Health News:NoteSwift Joins Allscripts Developer Program 2Health News:NoteSwift Joins Allscripts Developer Program 3
... treated so babies aren,t infected, study finds , WEDNESDAY, ... to screen all pregnant women for group B streptococcal ... , Eighty-five percent of women in the United ... appropriate treatment. , "This paper highlights an important public ...
... Employer-Sponsored Retiree Benefits Quickly Becoming Thing of the Past ... times have hit the United States and many companies find ... than ever before. This forces painful cutbacks that impact valued ... , , Renaissance Life & Health ...
... 17, 2009 AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE: AGP ) today ... Equity Conference on June 24 in Boston, Massachusetts. , , ... 24 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time, can be accessed on AMERIGROUP,s ... A replay of the webcast will be available for 30 ...
... religion have always been intertwined, most obviously through prayer ... sick people actually help heal them? For thousands of ... University research in the Journal of Religion ... medical studies of intercessory prayerthe prayer of strangers at ...
... and Services (PH&S) Enters into Three-Year Agreement with Varian ... Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) ... three-year agreement for Varian to provide PH&S treatment centers ... agreement covers Varian,s state-of-the-art equipment and software. , ...
... leading global clinical research organization, announced that it has opened ... appointed Mr. Maurizio Passinisi as our new country manager for ... Mr. Maurizio Passanisi received a Master of Science degree ... Liege (ISIL) in 1993 and a Master of Science degree ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Group B Strep Screening Guidelines Sparing Newborns 2Health News:Group B Strep Screening Guidelines Sparing Newborns 3Health News:Renaissance America Tracks Trend on Loss of Retiree Benefits in New Whitepaper 2Health News:The power of prayer? 2Health News:Leading Healthcare Group Selects Varian Medical Systems to Supply Cancer Treatment Technology for Treatment Centers Across the Western United States 2Health News:Leading Healthcare Group Selects Varian Medical Systems to Supply Cancer Treatment Technology for Treatment Centers Across the Western United States 3Health News:Chiltern Expands European Operations With a New Office in Belgium 2
(Date:10/1/2014)... 1, 2014  Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX ... Express Scripts Medicare ® Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) ... (NYSE: WAG ) (NASDAQ: WAG ... clinical support  for their Medicare dollars. Medicare ... Value or Choice plans for 2015 ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... , Oct. 1, 2014  SI-BONE, Inc., a medical device ... ® a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for ... announced the expansion of its European operations with the formation ... Schaber as General Manager, Germany.  Mr. Schaber will join ... of Europe , Middle East ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Suisse, October 1, 2014 ... dans le domaine de l,analyse des données issues ... une solution de diagnostic in vitro (IVD) du ... complète de la mucoviscidose dans un seul essai ... caractériser tous les types de variantes par l,intermédiaire ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Express Scripts Collaborates with Walgreens to Create Value-Driven Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Pharmacy Network 2Express Scripts Collaborates with Walgreens to Create Value-Driven Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Pharmacy Network 3Express Scripts Collaborates with Walgreens to Create Value-Driven Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Pharmacy Network 4SI-BONE, Inc. Announces European Expansion with Appointment of Eric Schaber as General Manager, Germany and Formation of GmbH 2SI-BONE, Inc. Announces European Expansion with Appointment of Eric Schaber as General Manager, Germany and Formation of GmbH 3SI-BONE, Inc. Announces European Expansion with Appointment of Eric Schaber as General Manager, Germany and Formation of GmbH 4Sophia Genetics lance une analyse complète du gène CFTR dans un essai clinique SGN 2Sophia Genetics lance une analyse complète du gène CFTR dans un essai clinique SGN 3
... 2012, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern/2:30 p.m. Central European/5:30 a.m. ... MTA: CTIC) management team will host a conference call ... achievements and financial results. Conference Call ... Central European/5:30 a.m. Pacific Time 1-877-941-8609 (US Participants) ...
... March 5, 2012 Angeion Corporation (NASDAQ: ANGN ... appointed to the Company,s Board of Directors, effective March 1, ... the Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care at the ... Associate Professor at the School of Nursing at Indiana University/Purdue ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Wendy D. Lynch, Ph.D., Joins Angeion's Board of Directors 2Wendy D. Lynch, Ph.D., Joins Angeion's Board of Directors 3Wendy D. Lynch, Ph.D., Joins Angeion's Board of Directors 4
... is a 1-step, hand-held, point-of-care device for the ... human urine. The TOX/See device can detect ... drugs in 3 to 8 minutes and requires ... cassette is individually packaged to maximize convenience and ...
... is a 1-step, hand-held, point-of-care device for the ... human urine. The TOX/See device can detect ... drugs in 3 to 8 minutes and requires ... cassette is individually packaged to maximize convenience and ...
... Manual Rack is a manual Modified ... erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) of whole ... Streck ESR-Vacuum Tubes. The rack will ... The ESR-10 Manual Rack exhibits >96% ...
... for use as a sheath fluid when ... bottle of Cytometry Concentrate dilutes to 3L ... to Cubitainers, Streck Cytometry Concentrate reduces heavy ... without compromising performance. Streck Cytometry Concentrate has ...
Medicine Products: