Body composition and energy metabolism following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.

Abstract

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery has become an accepted treatment for excessive obesity. We conducted a longitudinal study to assess regional body composition, muscle proteolysis, and energy expenditure before RYGB, and 6 and 12 months after RYGB. Whole-body and regional fat mass (FM) and lean mass (LM) were assessed via dual energy X-ray… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/oby.2010.89

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