Nutritional deficiencies after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity often cannot be prevented by standard multivitamin supplementation.

@article{Gasteyger2008NutritionalDA,
  title={Nutritional deficiencies after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity often cannot be prevented by standard multivitamin supplementation.},
  author={Christoph Gasteyger and Michel Suter and Rolf Christian Gaillard and Vittorio Giusti},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={87 5},
  pages={
          1128-33
        }
}
BACKGROUND Despite the increasing use of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) in the treatment of morbid obesity, data about postoperative nutritional deficiencies and their treatment remain scarce. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a standard multivitamin preparation in the prevention and treatment of nutritional deficiencies in obese patients after RYGBP. DESIGN This was a retrospective study of 2 y of follow-up of obese patients after RYGBP surgery. Between the… CONTINUE READING
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