Obesity Surgery

, 17:565 | Cite as

Reporting Weight Loss 2007

Editorial

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TorontoCanada
  2. 2.Ain-Shams School of MedicineCairoEgypt
  3. 3.Heraklion, CreteGreece

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