Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 24th, 2006
According to recent research from the Netherlands, "Alterations in esophageal motility may occur after placement of an adjustable gastric band as treatment for morbid obesity, near the gastro-esophageal junction. It causes an outlet obstruction, especially during follow-up after the band is filled. 29 morbidly obese patients underwent conventional manometry preoperatively, 6 weeks postoperatively before and after filling the band and at 6 months postoperatively. A...
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