Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 28th, 2008
"Research Methods and Procedures: Visfatin and leptin were studied in 53 SO persons (BMI, 54.4 +/- 6.8 kg/m(2)) before and 7 months after bariatric surgery and in 28 healthy persons (BMI, 26.8 +/- 3.8 kg/m(2)). All of the patients underwent bariatric surgery with biliopancreatic diversion or gastric bypass. The pre-surgery levels of visfatin in the SO group were greater...
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