Tag: obesity

Call for prospective RCTs on left gastric artery embolization at GEST...

Clifford Weiss (Division of Interventional Radiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA) called for a prospective randomised controlled trial to investigate potential...
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Gastric embolization unfit as standalone obesity treatment

Determining the potential role of interventional radiologists in obesity treatment is increasingly important, as the global number of obese patients has long since swollen...

Cryovagotomy may help ignite weight loss

Cryoablation of the posterior vagal trunk, the nerve carrying hunger signals to the brain, may help patients with mild-to-moderate obesity lose weight, according to...

New study uses cryoablation to target vagus nerve and obesity

A new study is underway at Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, USA, to evaluate the use of cryoablation to treat mild to moderate obesity. The clinical trial,...

Bariatric embolization: Promising results for GET LEAN study at six months

by Sumeet Patel, Azim Shaikh and Mubin Syed The GET LEAN (Gastric artery embolization trial for the lessening of appetite nonsurgically) study shows promising six-month preliminary data...