- Received September 29, 2011, and in revised form February 2, 2012.
- Accepted for publication February 20, 2012.
- Reprints: Cristian Baicus, MD, PhD, Third Department of Internal Medicine, Colentina University Hospital, Soseaua Stefan cel Mare 19-21, sector 2, 020125 Bucharest, Romania. E-mail: .
- 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).
- The authors have no conflict of interest.
- §The Group for the Study of Involuntary Weight Loss (Grupul de Studiu al Scaderii Ponderale Involuntare ): 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, RA Ionescu, P Leru, A Marian, RB Mateescu, A Nanu, A Nicolau, I Nicolescu, D Nitescu, R Patrascu, V Pompilian, M Rimbas, S Tanaseanu, G Ticu, D Ursica, R Voiosu, Th Voiosu (Colentina Clinical Hospital), and A Baicus (“I Cantacuzino” Institute).
- First published December 15, 2015.
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