Interventional gastroenterology

Bariatric specialists play key role in anaemia prevention

Long term follow-up with a bariatric specialist after a gastric bypass can decrease the risk of developing anaemia, new research suggests. The study, published in JAMA Surgery, looked at anaemia rates in 74 patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at a US medical centre. On average, one in five patients were anaemic before the operation, rising to ...

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