The six-minute walk test (6mWT) is a simple index of functional capacity in healthy people, and it has been used to estimate exercise capacity in obese subjects. The aim of this study was to determine whether weight reduction induced by laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) improves the functional capacity in the severely obese on the 6mWT.

Effect of bariatric surgery on the six-minute walk test in severe uncomplicated obesity

Maniscalco, Mauro;Sofia, Matteo
2006

Abstract

The six-minute walk test (6mWT) is a simple index of functional capacity in healthy people, and it has been used to estimate exercise capacity in obese subjects. The aim of this study was to determine whether weight reduction induced by laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) improves the functional capacity in the severely obese on the 6mWT.
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