[Nutritional deficiencies associated with bariatric surgery].


Morbidly obese patients often have nutritional deficiencies, particularly in fat-soluble vitamins, folic acid and zinc. After bariatric surgery, these deficiencies may increase and others can appear, especially because of the limitation of food intake in gastric reduction surgery and of malabsorption in by-pass procedures. The latter result in more… (More)


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@article{Folope2007NutritionalDA, title={[Nutritional deficiencies associated with bariatric surgery].}, author={Vanessa Folope and M Mo{\"{i}se Co{\"{e}ffier and Pierre Dechelotte}, journal={Gastroenterologie clinique et biologique}, year={2007}, volume={31 4}, pages={369-77} }