Serum fat-soluble vitamin deficiency and abnormal calcium metabolism after malabsorptive bariatric surgery

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Weight loss after biliopancreatic diversion or duodenal switch is due to decreased calorie absorption secondary to fat malabsorption. Fat malabsorption may also cause essential fat-soluble vitamin deficiencies, which may have severe clinical consequences and alter calcium metabolism. Serum vitamins A, D, E, and K, zinc, parathyroid hormone, corrected… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gassur.2003.09.020

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@article{FRCS2004SerumFV, title={Serum fat-soluble vitamin deficiency and abnormal calcium metabolism after malabsorptive bariatric surgery}, author={Dr. Guy H. Slater M.D. F.R.C.S. and Christine J. Ren and Niccole Siegel R.D. and Trudy Williams R.D. and Di Barr R.D. and Barrie Wolfe R.D. and F.R.C.S. Kevin Dolan and F.R.A.C.S. F.R.C.S. George A. Fielding}, journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery}, year={2004}, volume={8}, pages={48-55} }