Therapeutic outcome of adjustable gastric banding in morbid obese patients.

@article{Hotter2003TherapeuticOO,
  title={Therapeutic outcome of adjustable gastric banding in morbid obese patients.},
  author={Anna Hotter and Barbara Mangweth and Georg Kemmler and Michaela Fiala and Johann F. Kinzl and Wilfried Biebl},
  journal={Eating and weight disorders : EWD},
  year={2003},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={
          218-24
        }
}
We examined 77 obese patients treated with bariatric surgery in order to analyse treatment success, and compare those with a good or a poor outcome. The subjects, who were recruited one year after undergoing adjustable gastric banding, were asked questions concerning their sociodemographic status, postoperative course, past and present weight status, eating behaviours and difficulties in changing eating habits. Furthermore, we also used two body image questionnaires, and considered the patients… CONTINUE READING