Funding for this research was provided by:
Scientific Commitee of Blekinge County Council Sweden
Mina Medical AB Sweden
Slanka Sweden AB
Aspire Bariatrics, Inc.
Scientific Committee of Blekinge County Council, Sweden
Mina Medical AB, Sweden
Slanka Sweden AB, Sweden
First Online: 1 February 2018
Compliance with Ethical Standards
: All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
: Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.
: Dr. Evzen Machytka received speaker and instructor honoraria, as well as consulting fees, from Aspire Bariatrics, Inc. Dr. Roman Turro Arau has received speaker and instructor honoraria from Aspire Bariatrics, Inc. The other authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.