Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery changes food reward in rats

  title={Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery changes food reward in rats},
  author={Andrew C. Shin and Huiyuan Zheng and Paul J. Pistell and H. -R. Berthoud},
  booktitle={International Journal of Obesity},
Context:Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (RYGB) is currently the most effective treatment for morbid obesity, and clinical studies suggest that RYGB patients change food preferences and the desire to eat.Objective:To examine hedonic reactions to palatable foods and food choice behavior in an established rat model of RYGB.Methods and Design:Male Sprague–Dawley (SD) rats and selected line obesity-prone rats that were rendered obese on a high-fat diet underwent RYGB or sham surgery and were tested… CONTINUE READING
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