Altered drug disposition following bariatric surgery: a research challenge.

@article{Greenblatt2015AlteredDD,
  title={Altered drug disposition following bariatric surgery: a research challenge.},
  author={Howard Greenblatt and David J Greenblatt},
  journal={Clinical pharmacokinetics},
  year={2015},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={573-9}
}
Bariatric surgery constitutes an approach to the management of obesity in which the anatomy of the gastrointestinal tract is altered to reduce access of nutrients to absorptive surfaces, to restrict the absolute volume of material that can be ingested at once, or a combination of the two. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), currently the most common bariatric surgical procedure worldwide, has both malabsorptive and restrictive features. RYGB can be associated with alterations in absorption and… CONTINUE READING

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