Reproductive outcome after bariatric surgery: a critical review.

  title={Reproductive outcome after bariatric surgery: a critical review.},
  author={Isabelle Guelinckx and Roland Devlieger and Greet Vansant},
  journal={Human reproduction update},
  volume={15 2},
BACKGROUND After many cycles of weight loss and weight gain, more and more morbidly obese patients undergo bariatric surgery, like gastric banding or gastric bypass, as the ultimate treatment for their obesity-problem. Since women of reproductive age are candidates for bariatric surgery, concerns arise regarding the potential impact on future pregnancy. METHODS English-language articles were identified in a PUBMED search from 1982 to January 2008 using the keywords for pregnancy and bariatric… CONTINUE READING
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