Neurologic complications of bariatric surgery: involvement of central, peripheral, and enteric nervous systems.

@article{Frantz2012NeurologicCO,
  title={Neurologic complications of bariatric surgery: involvement of central, peripheral, and enteric nervous systems.},
  author={David J Frantz},
  journal={Current gastroenterology reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={367-72}
}
Approximately one in three Americans is obese. Current society guidelines recommend bariatric surgery after conservative measures at weight loss have failed. The frequency of bariatric surgeries has increased significantly over the past decade. While considered both safe and effective, bariatric surgery presents a distinct set of risks. This review focuses on the neurological complications of bariatric surgery. Injuries have been reported at all levels of the nervous system, including the… CONTINUE READING

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