Managing the obese patient after bariatric surgery: a case report of severe malnutrition and review of the literature.

@article{Kushner2000ManagingTO,
  title={Managing the obese patient after bariatric surgery: a case report of severe malnutrition and review of the literature.},
  author={Robert F Kushner},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={126-32}
}
  • Robert F Kushner
  • Published 2000 in JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
Surgery is now considered to be the most effective treatment for reducing weight and maintaining weight loss in patients with clinically severe obesity. Although the jejuno-ileal bypass has been abandoned, the vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) operations are now commonly performed. A third operation, the bilio-pancreatic diversion (BPD), is performed less frequently. The RYGB and BPD procedures cause predictable selective micronutrient deficiencies that can… CONTINUE READING
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