Jaw wiring in treatment of obesity.

@article{Rodgers1977JawWI,
  title={Jaw wiring in treatment of obesity.},
  author={Sherrie Rodgers and Richard B Burnet and A S Goss and Phoebe Phillips and Robert D. Goldney and C L Kimber and Drew Thomas and Pamela Harding and P. Gail Wise},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1977},
  volume={1 8024},
  pages={1221-2}
}
17 patients with severe (median percentage above ideal weight 100%) and resistant obesity underwent jaw wiring. There were no major complications and patients tolerated the procedure and subsequent minor inconveniences. All patients lost weight at a rate (median 25-3 kg in six months) comparable with that of intestinal bypass surgery and one achieved and… CONTINUE READING