Gastric Bypass Surgery Is Followed by Lowered Blood Pressure and Increased Diuresis - Long Term Results from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) Study

@inproceedings{Hallersund2012GastricBS,
  title={Gastric Bypass Surgery Is Followed by Lowered Blood Pressure and Increased Diuresis - Long Term Results from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) Study},
  author={Peter Hallersund and Lars V Sj{\"o}str{\"o}m and Torsten Olbers and Hans L{\"o}nroth and Peter M. Jacobson and Ville Wallenius and Ingmar N{\"a}slund and Lena Mariana Susann Carlsson and Lars F{\"a}ndriks},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare two bariatric surgical principles with regard to effects on blood pressure and salt intake. BACKGROUND In most patients bariatric surgery induces a sustained weight loss and a reduced cardiovascular risk profile but the long-term effect on blood pressure is uncertain. METHODS Cohort study with data from the prospective, controlled Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study involving 480 primary health care centres and 25 surgical departments in Sweden. Obese patients treated… CONTINUE READING