[Principles of surgical treatment of morbid obesity].

  • Marcel Weber
  • Published 2000 in Therapeutische Umschau. Revue therapeutique


The incidence of morbid obesity has steadily increased over the last few years. Although conservative treatment of morbidly obese patients made some progress (e.g. Xenical), a persistent weight reduction can hardly be achieved in these patients. The possibility of a minimal invasive approach lead to a revival of the surgical therapy of morbid adiposity. The… (More)


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