Very low calorie diet weight loss equal to lap band weight loss?

Very low calorie diet weight loss equal to lap band weight loss?

 

A total of 120 obese patients (body mass index ≥ 35 kg/m2) Rx very low calorie diet (LighterLife®, n = 14) for a period of nine months.

At nine months, a significant weight loss was maintained for very low calorie diet patients (weight loss −32Kg 70lbs)  

Starting weight was 129 Kg,

Estimated Xs Body Weight = 60Kg

Very low calorie diet Weight loss 9 months = 32 Kg

Very low calorie diet Excess Body Weight Loss = ~53%

LAP BAND Excess Weight Loss (EWL) was 47%

(from http://www.lapband.com)

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