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Improvement of body composition and quality of life following intragastric balloon

Reimão SM et al
Used Parameters : BFM

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Brazil

Journal : Obesity Surgery

Background The aim is to evaluate the effects of IGB in overweight or class I obese patients, by analyzing body composition and quality of life (QOL). Methods Prospective study including patients with BMI 27–34.9 kg/m 2. body composition analysis (BCA) was performed before IGB implantation and its removal, after 6 months of treatment. QOL was assessed by the Short Form 36 (SF-36) Health Survey at baseline and after treatment. Results Forty patients were included in this study, but four were excluded. The total weight …
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