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The By-Band study: gastric bypass or adjustable gastric band surgery to treat morbid obesity: study protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial with an internal pilot phase.

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BACKGROUND: The prevalence of severe and complex obesity is increasing worldwide and surgery may offer an effective and lasting treatment. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery are the two main surgical procedures performed. DESIGN: This open parallel-group randomised controlled trial will compare the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and acceptability of gastric band (Band) versus gastric bypass (Bypass) in adults with severe and complex obesity. It has an...

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10.1186/1745-6215-15-53

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Rogers, CA More by this author
Welbourn, R More by this author
Donovan, JL More by this author
Reeves, BC More by this author
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Journal:
Trials
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
53
Publication date:
2014
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EISSN:
1745-6215
ISSN:
1745-6215
URN:
uuid:d3edb6b1-0d6a-4afd-aea0-cf7e7bd37ba6
Source identifiers:
449331
Local pid:
pubs:449331

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