Capella's gastroplasty: metabolites and acute phase proteins changes in midline and bilateral arciform approaches.

BACKGROUND Obesity has adverse health effects. Dietary reeducation does not seem to offer sustained weight loss. For appropriately selected patients, surgery may be beneficial. AIM To evaluate early postoperative metabolic response to surgery in patients submitted to Capella's gastroplasty using two different surgical approaches to the abdominal cavity… (More)