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Biomedical Engineering and the Obesity Epidemic: Treatments for Weight Reduction

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Rutherford, J.J. ; Freelance writer. San Diego, California. E-mail:

This paper was focused on obesity solutions. The obesity solutions were primarily in three areas: devices, materials, and information management. Biomedical engineering community developed devices for minimally invasive surgery for laproscopy to implantation and endoscopy with suturing device for gastric treatment and related applications. Signalling devices, implantable and wearable devices for monitoring purposes was also developed.

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Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:29 ,  Issue: 1 )