Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 8th, 2006
"Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) causes significant weight loss in morbidly obese adults. However, its consequences on nutritional status still remain unclear," investigators at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois in Lausanne noted.
C. Gasteyger and colleagues wrote, "This study aimed to investigate the effects of LAGB on body composition, metabolic profile and nutritional status in obese, premenopausal women. 36 obese, premenopausal women (age 24-52 years; mean BMI 43.8 kg/m2) who underwent LAGB were included. Body composition was...
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