Author: Istanbul Bariatric Center Editorial Team

January 15, 2022
Elipse Swallowable Intragastric Balloon Reveals Substantial Weight-loss

The Allurion intragastric balloon (formerly the Elipse, Allurion Technologies), an unique balloon that is swallowed, calling for no surgical procedure or endoscopic positioning, shows high efficacy in attaining fat burning as well as an enhanced metabolic profile, with fewer unfavorable events than reported with various other available gastric balloons, arises from a meta-analysis show. This […]

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November 27, 2021
Transit Bipartition: An Attractive Revision Alternative When Sleeve Gastrectomy Fails

For patients that couldn’t lose adequate weight or regain weight after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG), second step revisional bariatric surgical treatment in the form of transportation bipartition is an effective next step, say clinicians in Germany. In Annals of Surgery Open, they note that "Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy has obtained global acceptance as a first-line bariatric […]

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January 26, 2021
Bariatric Preoperative Diet

Getting more fit before a surgical procedure diminishes the amount of fat tissue in and around your liver and intraabdominal area. This may permit you to have a laparoscopy instead of open surgery. Laparoscopic procedures are less obtrusive, require substantially less recovery time, and leave only small scars on your body. Shedding pounds before a […]

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January 12, 2021
Obese adults in 'at-risk' priority group for COVID vaccine

According to the latest official government guidance and announcements, the priority for giving the vaccine will be to obese adults before healthy individuals aged over 60. Many studies conducted by researchers revealed that Extreme obesity is the most dangerous factor in relation to COVID-19 between all factors. studies lead to serious conclusions regarding the relation […]

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December 11, 2020
Why Istanbul is an Important Location for Obesity Surgery?

For sure you have heard about the insane demand for plastic surgeries, hair transplantation, and medical tourism in Istanbul. It is not strange since Istanbul has what it takes to be famous in this field. Well equipped hospitals, expert doctors, and professional medical teams.  Recently, many people all over the world have done obesity surgery […]

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December 7, 2020
Should You Consider Having A Bariatric Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

A Cleveland Clinic study shows that among obese patients who tested positive for COVID-19, previous bariatric surgery was significantly associated with a lower risk of hospitalization and admission to an intensive care unit. The results are published in the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. In recent months, researchers around the world have identified […]

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November 25, 2020
Some Nutrition Tips During Self-Quarantine (COVID-19):

Since you need to spend this period at home and probably alone (as much as possible), these suggestions will strengthen your immune system and they are easily prepared. They will not only satisfy your appetite but also help for a faster recovery. We wish you a quick recovery. Grocery List for Covid-19 Patients Fresh spinach: […]

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