Table 4

Weight progression (BMI in kg/²) of patients without a second operation during the follow-up period (n = 75) and %EWL of patients without a second operation during the follow-up period
months BMI OP 3 6 12 18 24
35-39.9 kg/² 38.2 31.0 30.2 27.4 27.5 28.4
40-49.9 kg/² 44.2 35.0 31.1 29.4 30.0 29.9
50-59.9 kg/² 53.2 44.0 39.5 37.6 36.9 38.2
≥60 kg/² 65.6 52.5 48.1 44.0 42.3 43.7
Total 51,0 40.8 38.4 34.4 34.4 35.6
%EWL
35-39,9 kg/² 53.4 62.5 83.3 83.3 76.3
40-49,9 kg/² 48.6 67.4 76.4 75.0 74.5
50-59,9 kg/² 33.6 48.5 54.7 57.3 52.8
≥60 kg/² 30.3 42.6 52.5 58.6 53.8
Total 40.7 53.6 65.8 67.1 62.6

Pech et al.

Pech et al. BMC Surgery 2012 12:13   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-12-13

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