Fewer nutrient deficiencies after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) than after laparoscopic Roux-Y-gastric bypass (LRYGB)-a prospective study.

@article{Gehrer2010FewerND,
  title={Fewer nutrient deficiencies after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) than after laparoscopic Roux-Y-gastric bypass (LRYGB)-a prospective study.},
  author={Simone Gehrer and Beatrice E. Kern and Thomas Peters and Caroline Christoffel-Courtin and Ralph Peterli},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={447-53}
}
BACKGROUND Deficiencies in micronutrients after bariatric operations are frequent, despite routine supplementation. Main outcome measures were pre- and postoperative frequency of nutrient deficiencies and success rate of their treatment. METHODS Between 5/2004 and 12/2006, 136 patients (m:f = 0:4) with an average body mass index of 45 (35-58) kg/m(2) and age of 53 (21-66) years were prospectively analysed. Laparoscopic Roux-Y-gastric bypass (LRYGB) was performed in 86 patients and… CONTINUE READING
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