volume 25, issue 5, P407-415 2010
DOI: 10.1590/s0102-86502010000500005
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Abstract: ABSTRACTPurpose: To investigate the body weight, pulmonary function and quality of life of twenty patients with morbid obesity six months after the Fobi-Capella operation. Methods: Patients were evaluated before and six months after surgery. The patients were mainly female (75%), the average age was 40.5 ± 10.27 years; average weight 110.11 kg ± 21.77 and average body mass index (BMI) 39.93 ± 7.13 kg/m 2 in the postoperative evaluation. Pulmonary function was assessed by spirometry using a Pulmonet/Godart NV …

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