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Current Diabetes Reports

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 5–6 | Cite as

LAP-BAND or medical therapy for metabolic syndrome?

  • Matthew Gilbert
  • Richard E. Pratley
Clinical Trials Report
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Keywords

Metabolic Syndrome Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Orlistat Initial Weight Loss Port Site Infection 
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  • Matthew Gilbert
  • Richard E. Pratley

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