Obesity Surgery

, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp 318–319 | Cite as

Reproductive Function Abnormalities and Bariatric Surgery: Is a Matter of Time?

  • Angelo Di VincenzoEmail author
  • Marco Rossato
Letter to the Editor


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medicine – DIMED, Center for the Study and the Integrated Treatment of ObesityPadova University-HospitalPadovaItaly

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