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#RSNA20: Sleeve Gastrectomy in Teenagers Weakens Bones

2020 30 Nov

Childhood obesity is a major public health issue. Over the last ten years, the prevalence of childhood obesity has consistently increased. Sleeve gastrectomy is the most common bariatric surgery procedure performed in both children and adults. In this procedure, 75% of the stomach is removed to restrict food intake and induce weight loss. It results... Read more

MRI effectively monitors liver fat in obese patients

2018 18 Dec

Monitoring liver fat levels in obese patients who undergo weight loss treatments with MRI is noninvasive and safe, according to a new study published by the Radiological Society of North America. In the United States more than two-thirds of the populations adults are overweight or obese, with conditions associated with obesity steadily becoming... Read more