Pregnancy following gastric bypass for morbid obesity: effect of surgery-to-conception interval on maternal and neonatal outcomes.

@article{Wax2008PregnancyFG,
  title={Pregnancy following gastric bypass for morbid obesity: effect of surgery-to-conception interval on maternal and neonatal outcomes.},
  author={Joseph R Wax and Angelina Cartin and Renee Wolff and Sharon Lepich and Michael G. Pinette and Jacquelyn Blackstone},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={1517-21}
}
BACKGROUND Conception is discouraged during the period of maximal weight loss following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) because of speculative maternal and fetal concerns. We therefore performed a retrospective cohort study of obstetrical and neonatal outcomes by surgery-to-conception interval. METHODS Women with RYGB were stratified into two groups by surgery-to-conception interval of <or=18 or >18 months. Pregnancy and newborn outcomes excluding miscarriages were compared using the chi… CONTINUE READING

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