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Obesity Surgery

, Volume 15, Issue 7, pp 1082–1083 | Cite as

Estimating Ideal Body Weight – A New Formula

  • Harry J M Lemmens
  • Jay B Brodsky
  • Donald P Bernstein
Article

A simple formula for estimating ideal body weight (IBW) in kilograms for both men and women is presented. The equation IBW = 22 × H2, where H is equal to patient height in meters, yields weight values midway within the range of weights obtained using published IBW formulae.

IDEAL BODY WEIGHT OBESITY DRUG DOSAGE 

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  • Harry J M Lemmens
    • Jay B Brodsky
      • Donald P Bernstein

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