- Received March 9, 2011, and in revised form April 25, 2011.
- Accepted for publication May 11, 2011.
- Reprints: Cristian Baicus, MD, PhD, 3rd Department of Internal Medicine, Colentina University Hospital, Soseaua Stefan cel Mare 19-21, sector 2, 020125 Bucharest, Romania. E-mail: .
- This work was supported by the National Council of Scientific Research in Higher Education (CNCSIS - UEFISCSU), Romanian Ministry of Education and Research (grant number PNII - IDEI 10/2008).
- Grupul de Studiu al Scaderii Ponderale Involuntare (The Group for the Study of Involuntary Weight Loss): C. Baicus, C. Badea, E. Balanescu, M. Balea, S. Caraiola, G. Constantin, I. Constantinescu, L. Dimitriu, D. Georgescu, O. Ghizdavu, A. Haidar, M. Ghita, M. Iacob, R.A. Ionescu, P. Leru, A. Marian, R.B. Mateescu, A. Nanu, A. Nicolau, I. Nicolescu, D. Nitescu, R. Patrascu, V. Pompilian, M. Rimbas, S. Tanaseanu, G. Ticu, D. Ursica, Th. Voiosu, R. Voiosu, (Colentina Clinical Hospital), and A. Baicus ("I Cantacuzino" Institute).
- First published December 15, 2015.
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