Vitamin D status 10 years after primary gastric bypass: gravely high prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and raised PTH levels.

@article{Karefylakis2014VitaminDS,
  title={Vitamin D status 10 years after primary gastric bypass: gravely high prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and raised PTH levels.},
  author={Christos Karefylakis and Ingmar N{\"a}slund and David Edholm and Magnus Sundbom and F. Anders Karlsson and Eva Rask},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={343-8}
}
BACKGROUND The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and secondary hyperparathyroidism after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Secondly, we have tried to assess predictors for vitamin D deficiency. METHODS Five hundred thirty-seven patients who underwent primary Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery between 1993 and 2003 at the Örebro University Hospital and Uppsala University Hospital were eligible for the study. Patients were asked to provide a blood sample… CONTINUE READING
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