Body composition and adipose tissue cellularity before and after jejuno‐ileostomy in severely obese subjects

@article{Kral1977BodyCA,
  title={Body composition and adipose tissue cellularity before and after jejuno‐ileostomy in severely obese subjects},
  author={Jason G. Kral and Per Bj{\"o}rntorp and Tore Scherst{\'e}n and Lars Sj{\"o}str{\"o}m},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Investigation},
  year={1977},
  volume={7}
}
Abstract. In severe obesity with adipose tissue hyperplasia it is difficult to achieve and sustain weight decrease by conventional therapy. Fifteen severely obese patients (mean body weight 135 kg) with hyperplastic obesity had a jejuno‐ileostomy according to Payne to induce weight reduction by controlled malabsorption. Body composition, adipose tissue cellularity, and glucose tolerance were studied before and after the operation when the patients had reached a new stable weight (WS) a mean 21… 

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