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We report the occurrence of neurologic complications in 23 patients who underwent gastric restriction surgery for the treatment of morbid obesity. Complications occurred 3 to 20 months after surgery. All the patients had had protracted vomiting for the first 3 months after the operation. The following syndromes were found: chronic or subacute symmetric(More)
Linear brain parameters were measured by CT in 19 patients with morbid obesity (mean weight 126.4 +/- 20.5 kg) and 20 age and sex matched normal weight subjects (mean weight 62.6 +/- 14.9 kg). Ventricular parameters were slightly smaller and cortical parameters were slightly larger in the preoperative obese than in control subjects. However, only the four(More)
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