Nutrient deficiencies secondary to bariatric surgery.

  title={Nutrient deficiencies secondary to bariatric surgery.},
  author={Jacqueline Isaura Alvarez-Leite},
  journal={Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care},
  volume={7 5},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The number of adolescent and adult patients submitting to bariatric surgery is increasing rapidly around the world. This review describes the literature published in the last few years concerning nutritional deficiencies after bariatric surgery as well as their etiology, incidence, treatment and prevention. RECENT FINDINGS Although bariatric surgery was first introduced in the 1950s, safe and successful surgical management has progressed over the last two decades and longer… CONTINUE READING
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