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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 597871, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/597871
Review Article

An Update on Less Invasive and Endoscopic Techniques Mimicking the Effect of Bariatric Surgery

1Department of General Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P.O. Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
2Department of Surgery, Bariatric Centre Lievensberg Hospital, P.O. Box 135, 4600 AC Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
3Department of General Surgery, Atrium Medical Parkstad Centre, 6401 CX Heerlen, The Netherlands
4Department of Gastroenterology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P.O. Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands

Received 20 January 2012; Revised 2 April 2012; Accepted 30 April 2012

Academic Editor: Bernhard Breier

Copyright © 2012 Froukje J. Verdam et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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