Five Percent Weight Lost in the First Month of Intragastric Balloon Treatment May Be a Predictor for Long-Term Weight Maintenance


Dogan U. B. , GÜMÜRDÜLÜ Y. , Akin M. S. , Yalaki S.

OBESITY SURGERY, cilt.23, ss.892-896, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s11695-013-0876-4
  • Dergi Adı: OBESITY SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.892-896

Özet

Most of the weight loss with the BioEnterics intragastric balloon (BIB) has occurred during the first 3-4 months. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of initial weight loss on long-term weight maintenance.