Letter to the Editor Concerning: Clinical Outcomes of Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass After Failed Adjustable Gastric Banding

  • Dimitrios E. Magouliotis
  • Grigorios Christodoulidis
  • Dimitris ZacharoulisEmail author
Letter to the Editor


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The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Surgery and Interventional SciencesUCLLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of ThessalyLarissaGreece

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