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Reply Letter to the Editor “The Outcome of Bariatric Surgery in Patients Aged 75 years and Older”

  • Zubaidah Nor Hanipah
  • Philip R. Schauer
Letter to Editor/LED Reply
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Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Dr. Schauer has the following relationships

 - Advisory Board: The Medicines Company, GI Dynamics, Neurotronic, Pacira;

 - Consultant: Ethicon, The Medicines Company, Novo Nordisk; Research Support: Ethicon, National Institutes of Health, Medtronic, Pacira

Ethical Statement

The study was approved by the Institutional Research Ethics Board where the research was conducted.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bariatric and Metabolic InstituteCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health SciencesUniversity Putra MalaysiaSerdangMalaysia

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