The Forgotten Fundus—Response to - Obesity Treatment with Botulinum Toxin-A Is Not Effective: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

  • Dilhana S. Badurdeen
  • Lea Fayad
  • Anthony N. Kalloo
  • Vivek Kumbhari
Letter to the Editor
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Abbreviations

BTA

Botulinum toxin-A

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dilhana S. Badurdeen
    • 1
  • Lea Fayad
    • 1
  • Anthony N. Kalloo
    • 1
  • Vivek Kumbhari
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Gastroenterology and HepatologyThe Johns Hopkins Medical InstitutionsBaltimoreUSA

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