Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 23rd, 2008
"The aim of the present study is to investigate weather HBV infection influences clinic features and outcomes of bariatric surgery. The preoperative seropositivity of HBV surface antigen (HBsAg) using radioimmunoassay was determined in 592 patients (481 female, 111 male: mean age 30.5 +/- 8.1 years; mean body mass index [BMI] 43.1 +/- 6.0) who had undergone bariatric surgery (209 banding and 383 gastric bypass) for...
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