Sarcoidosis after adjustable silicone gastric banding - a report of two cases in Germany.

@article{Stroh2009SarcoidosisAA,
  title={Sarcoidosis after adjustable silicone gastric banding - a report of two cases in Germany.},
  author={Christine Stroh and Joachim Bottger and Frank Meyer and Hans Lippert and Thomas Manger},
  journal={Obesity facts},
  year={2009},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={332-4}
}
We report 2 patients who developed sarcoidosis after the implantation of adjustable silicone gastric banding (GB) in Germany. Before implantation, no pulmonary diseases were evident in the medical history of either patient. The 1st patient suffered sarcoidosis 12 months after GB. He has been treated at a hospital specialising in pulmonary diseases. Because… CONTINUE READING