- Long-term results of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for the treatment of morbid obesityM Belachew
State University of Liege, Free University of Brussels, CHR Huy, Belgium
Obes Surg 12:564-8. 2002..Long-term results of LAGB are lacking. The authors report long-term data (at least 4 years) from 3 major bariatric centers in Belgium that perform LAGB routinely...
- Evolution of a paradigm for laparoscopic adjustable gastric bandingMitiku Belachew
Service de Chirurgie Universitaire, CHRH, 2 rue des Trois Points, 4500, Huy, Belgium
Am J Surg 184:21S-25S. 2002..The advantages of the LAP-BAND have contributed to its increasing use throughout the world. The authors believe that the approach represents a paradigm shift in bariatric surgery...
- Implantable gastric stimulation (IGS) as therapy for human morbid obesity: report from the 2001 IFSO symposium in CreteRobert J Greenstein
Obes Surg 12:3S-5S. 2002..The USA FDA has agreed to accept weight loss data presented as %EBL. The intriguing data presented justify further evaluation of this novel, potentially useful and relatively benign treatment of obesity...