British scientists developed the EndoBarrier to cure __.
d) Skin Cancer
It is designed to help dangerously overweight patients who are unlikely to be able to cope with the trauma of gastric surgery.
Researchers at Imperial College Healthcare say that the treatment has so far been a big success.
The procedure is not currently available on the NHS but the first patients to receive an Endobarrier are shedding weight without experiencing the potentially debilitating side-effects of a major operation.
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