Month: February 2018

Gastric mucosal devitalization (GMD): New weight loss therapy

A new study by Prof. Vivek Kumbhari and his team shows a potentially new weight loss method: targeting the gastric mucosa with GMD. The gastric mucosa is an endocrine organ that regulates satiation pathways by expression of orexigenic and anorexigenic...

/ 22 February 2018

Transcatheter implantation of aortic valves (TAVI)

Fifteen years ago, the technique of transcatheter implantation of aortic valves (TAVI) was born. After many years of research, we could perform the first ever TAVI case in Rouen in 2002. This innovative technology has opened a revolutionary, less invasive way of...

/ 7 February 2018