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First Online: 29 March 2018
Compliance with Ethical Standards
: Dr. De Luca has nothing to disclose. Ms. Tie reports personal fees from Centre for Obesity Research and Education (CORE), grants from Apollo Endosurgery, grants from Novo Nordisc, outside the submitted work. Dr. Ooi reports personal fees from National Health and Medical Research Council, personal fees from Royal Australasian College of Surgeon, outside the submitted work. Dr. Himpens reports personal fees from Ethicon, personal fees from Medtronic, outside the submitted work. Dr. Higa has nothing to disclose. Dr. Carbajo reports he is the current President of the MGB-OAGB International Club. Dr. Mahawar reports he has been paid honoraria by Medtronic Inc. for mentoring consultant bariatric surgeons in the United Kingdom to help them start them start their One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass programme. Dr Shikora has nothing to disclose. Dr. Brown reports grants from Johnson and Johnson, grants from Medtronic, grants from GORE, personal fees from GORE, grants from Applied Medical, grants from Apollo Endosurgery, grants and personal fees from Novo Nordisc, personal fees from Merck Sharpe and Dohme, outside the submitted work.
: Ethical approval is not required for this type of study.
: Informed consent is not required for this study.