A rat model of childhood diet-induced obesity: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass induced changes in metabolic parameters and gastric peptide ghrelin

Abstract

Childhood morbid obesity is reaching epidemic proportions. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) results in many metabolic alterations, including changes in glucose and lipid metabolism, and changes in levels of the gastric hormone, ghrelin. As more children are undergoing RYGB, an animal model would be beneficial to further study RYGB and its subsequent… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00383-007-1944-4

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