Surg Obes Relat Dis 2021 May 8. Epub 2021 May 8.
Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Nutrition Department, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, CRNH Ile de France, F-CRIN/FORCE Network Paris, Paris, France; Sorbonne Université, INSERM, Nutrition and Obesities: Systemic Approaches (NutriOmics) Research Unit, F-CRIN/FORCE Network Paris, Paris, France.
Background: Gene mutations in the leptin-melanocortin signaling cascade lead to hyperphagia and severe early onset obesity. In most cases, multimodal conservative treatment (increased physical activity, reduced caloric intake) is not successful to stabilize body weight and control hyperphagia.
Objectives: To examine bariatric surgery as a therapeutic option for patients with genetic obesity. Read More