Nutritional consequences of bariatric surgery.

  title={Nutritional consequences of bariatric surgery.},
  author={Stavra A. Xanthakos and Thomas H. Inge},
  journal={Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care},
  volume={9 4},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Bariatric surgery is being increasingly used to help treat morbidly obese adults and adolescents. As a greater percentage of this population faces a lifetime of living with surgically altered gastrointestinal anatomy and physiology, increased awareness of the nutritional consequences is critical for all health care practitioners, as many of these patients may be lost to follow-up and can present with significant nutritional complications years after surgery. RECENT FINDINGS… CONTINUE READING

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