M A Russo-Mcgraw

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To assess the need for postoperative vitamin supplements, intakes and nutritional status of thiamin (B1) and vitamin B6 were studied in 18 female gastroplasty patients who received a placebo or different levels of supplemental vitamins. Postoperative erythrocyte transketolase basal (BA) and thiamin pyrophosphate-stimulated (SA) activities and activity(More)
Eighteen women participated in a prospective study to assess the need for supplemental riboflavin after gastroplasty. Three groups of five patients received either a placebo or 0.6 or 1.2 mg riboflavin daily for up to 12 months, except during months 4 and 7 when all participants were given a "one-a-day" supplement containing 1.7 mg riboflavin. Dietary(More)
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