Diet-induced thermogenesis and respiratory quotient after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

  title={Diet-induced thermogenesis and respiratory quotient after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.},
  author={Silvia Leite Faria and Orlando Pereira Faria and Mariane de Almeida Cardeal and Heloisa Rodrigues de Gouv{\^e}a and Cynthia Buffington},
  journal={Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery},
  volume={8 6},
BACKGROUND Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery is an effective tool for long-term weight loss. Mechanisms underlying the effectiveness of such surgery might result not only from the anatomic changes due to the procedure, but also from favorable changes in energy metabolism. Our objective was to evaluate the respiratory quotient (RQ), resting metabolic rate (RMR), and diet-induced thermogenesis (DIT) among clinically severe obese patients (control group) and patients who had undergone RYGB… CONTINUE READING
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