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RSNA15: Gastric Artery Embolisation Shows Promise in Treating Obesity

2015 02 Dec

An interventional radiology technique may be effective in treating obesity, according to the preliminary results of a study presented on Tuesday, 1 December, at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The initial patient in the study represented the first use of left gastric artery embolisation in the Western Hemisphere... Read more

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RSNA 2013: Weight Loss Aided by Embolisation Procedure

2013 26 Nov

Results of a study offering a potential new lead for obesity research will be presented at next week’s annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The findings show that individuals who underwent embolisation of the left gastric artery for gastrointestinal bleeding experienced a 7.9 percent decrease in body weight in the three... Read more