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Obesity Surgery

, Volume 29, Issue 9, pp 2974–2975 | Cite as

Reporting Adverse Medical Device Events Is an Obligation and Not a “Fashion”

  • Majid Abdularahman AlmadiEmail author
  • Fahad I. Alsohaibani
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Notes

Guarantor of the Article

Majid A Almadi is the guarantor of the article.

Specific Author Contributions

Majid A Almadi and Fahad I Alsohaibani: writing, drafting, and revising of the manuscript for important intellectual content; and final approval of the version to be published.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Division of GastroenterologyKing Khalid University Hospital, King Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Gastroenterology DivisionMcGill University Health Center, Montreal General Hospital, McGill UniversityMontrealCanada
  3. 3.Department of Medicine, Section of GastroenterologyKing Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research CentreRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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