Analysis of stone disease in morbidly obese patients undergoing gastric bypass surgery.

@article{Durrani2006AnalysisOS,
  title={Analysis of stone disease in morbidly obese patients undergoing gastric bypass surgery.},
  author={Omar Khan Durrani and Shelby N. Morrisroe and Stephen Jackman and Timothy D. Averch},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={749-52}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Recent studies have demonstrated a higher incidence of nephrolithiasis in the morbidly obese. Nephrolithiasis also has been described as a potential outcome after gastric bypass surgery. This is the first study to our knowledge that examines the incidence of nephrolithiasis in the morbidly obese in the setting of gastric bypass surgery at a tertiary referral center. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the records of patients undergoing laparoscopic gastric… CONTINUE READING

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