[Malabsorption after bariatric surgery can increase the risk of post-operative complications of the following plastic surgery].

@article{Hasanbegovic2014MalabsorptionAB,
  title={[Malabsorption after bariatric surgery can increase the risk of post-operative complications of the following plastic surgery].},
  author={Emir Hasanbegovic and Jens A. S\orensen},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  year={2014},
  volume={176 25}
}
Some obese individuals are able to lose weight through dietary changes and exercise, others do so with the help of bariatric surgery. There is a significantly increased risk of post-operative complications after body contouring surgery in post-bariatric patients compared to non-bariatric. Malnutrition/malabsorption is a possible explanation. This article examines the major abnormalities seen in protein, vitamin and trace elements in patients who have undergone gastric bypass, and their… CONTINUE READING