Reply to Letter to the Editor: Measuring and Defining Response and Non-response After Bariatric Surgery

  • Daniëlle S. BonouvrieEmail author
  • Martine Uittenbogaart
  • Arijan A. P. M. Luijten
  • François M. H. van Dielen
  • Wouter K. G. Leclercq
Letter to Editor/LED Reply


Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Obesity Center MáximaMáxima Medical CenterEindhoven/VeldhovenThe Netherlands

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