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Revista de la Facultad de Medicina (México)

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ESPINOSA PERALTA, Katia; PEREZ GONZALEZ, Adrián  and  RAMIREZ ARIAS, José L.. Complication related to a placement and removal of a gastric banding in a patient with obesity. Case report. Rev. Fac. Med. (Méx.) [online]. 2016, vol.59, n.6, pp.23-26. ISSN 2448-4865.

Obesity is considered today as an epidemic world in children, adolescents and adults. The principal cause of overweight and obesity in an energy imbalance between consumed calories and expended. It is also considered as a disease that leads to the development of other cronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases mainly.

Of hence is important to increase health resources, strengthen the educational information and utilize medical-surgical available today that have shown excellent results in obesity reduction rates in our country population and prevent co-morbidities development.

Keywords : Obesity; computed tomography; radiology.

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