2 (83.1 )]. Each systems had been homogenous regarding gender (p=0.890) and average age (p=0.174), with predominance of female gender in both of 4.8:1 (p0.001). The age range involving 17 and 29 years old was predominant in female PPG (p=0.037); the rest had equivalent distribution between solutions.ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2016;29(Supl.1):53-MASticAtOrY FUnctiOn OF OBeSe cAnDiDAteS tO BAriAtric SUrg