Morbid obesity in South Africa: considerations and solutions
The global obesity epidemic has not spared South Africa, making it relevant to report results of metabolic surgery performed in South Africa. In this issue the outcomes of a single surgeon experience in the private sector with laparoscopic gastric banding is presented.1
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