The physiology underlying Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a status report.

@article{Lutz2014ThePU,
  title={The physiology underlying Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a status report.},
  author={Thomas A Lutz and Marco Bueter},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={307 11},
  pages={R1275-91}
}
Obesity and its related comorbidities can be detrimental for the affected individual and challenge public health systems worldwide. Currently, the only available treatment options leading to clinically significant and maintained body weight loss and reduction in obesity-related morbidity and mortality are based on surgical interventions. This review will focus on two main clinical effects of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), namely body weight loss and change in eating behavior. Animal… CONTINUE READING