Gastroesophageal reflux disease, obesity and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: The burning questions
Halim Bou Daher, Ala I Sharara, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
Author contributions: Sharara AI conceived the idea for the manuscript; Bou Daher H and Sharara AI reviewed the literature and drafted the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Ala I Sharara, AGAF, FACG, FRCP, MD, Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Cairo Street, P.O. Box 11-0236/16-B, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: February 27, 2019
Peer-review started: February 27, 2019
First decision: April 30, 2019
Revised: August 3, 2019
Accepted: August 19, 2019
Article in press: August 19, 2019
Published online: September 7, 2019