Effect of bismuth subgallate on the quality of life in patients undergoing Scopinaro's biliopancreatic diversion.

BACKGROUND Malabsorptive techniques, such as biliopancreatic diversion, described by Scopinaro, can cause disabling steatorrhea that affects patients' quality of life. Although it usually improves over time, a reduced group of patients can require treatment. The objective of the present study was to assess the effects of bismuth subgallate on the quality of… CONTINUE READING