Studies Show Intragastric Balloons May Be More Effective Than Diet
An article on Becker’s GI & Endoscopy E-Weekly presented recent findings on the intragastric balloon—an innovative weight loss therapy that is growing in popularity. The publication detailed a study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology that assessed the weight loss success of intragastric balloons for those with obesity. The study evaluated 10 controlled trials and 30 observational studies with 5,668… Continue Reading
What to Expect in Thyroid Surgery?
The thyroid is a gland within the endocrine system responsible for secreting hormones into the bloodstream, which work to control how the body uses food for energy. The butterfly-shaped gland is located in the front of the neck and has a major influence on how well the organs are working throughout the body. When the thyroid is not working properly,… Continue Reading
Duodenal Switch vs. Gastric Bypass: Which is Right for Me?
A variety of weight loss surgeries are available today, each of which can be very effective for the right candidates. At Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center, our doctors perform highly innovative procedures to help patients achieve long-lasting weight loss results. Two of the most advanced bariatric surgical techniques we offer include the Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (DS) and the… Continue Reading