Lorea Zubiaga

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BACKGROUND There is an increased prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) in patients with obesity. It is unclear if this biochemical abnormality may be a secondary phenomenon of obesity or a(More)
BACKGROUND Between 2 and 8 weeks before surgery, most bariatric surgery groups establish strict dietary treatments with a total caloric intake of less than 1,000 kcal/day in order to maximize weight(More)
BACKGROUND Peritoneal lavage has been proposed to remove bacterial contamination and other materials promoting bacterial proliferation and pro-inflammatory cytokines that may enhance local(More)