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World J Clin Cases. Jun 16, 2015; 3(6): 504-509
Published online Jun 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i6.504
Effect of bariatric surgery on humoral control of metabolic derangements in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: How it works
Suleyman Cetinkunar, Hasan Erdem, Recep Aktimur, Selim Sozen
Suleyman Cetinkunar, Hasan Erdem, Clinic of General Surgery, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, 01240 Yuregir, Adana, Turkey
Recep Aktimur, Clinic of General Surgery, Samsun Training and Research Hospital, Ilkadım, 55100 Samsun, Turkey
Selim Sozen, Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Namık Kemal University, 59100 Merkez, Tekirdag, Turkey
Author contributions: All authors contributed to this manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Suleyman Cetinkunar, MD, Clinic of General Surgery, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Serinevler mh Ege Bagatur Blv., 01240 Yuregir, Adana, Turkey.
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Received: December 26, 2014
Peer-review started: December 29, 2014
First decision: January 20, 2015
Revised: March 13, 2015
Accepted: April 10, 2015
Article in press: April 14, 2015
Published online: June 16, 2015
Core Tip

Core tip: Metabolic surgery in obese individuals results weight loss and beneficial effects on type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome.