gastroenterology
GI tract

Bariatric surgery biochemical abnormalities need closer monitoring

Micronutrient deficiencies after bariatric procedures are nuanced – differing with the type of procedure and fluctuating over time – and clinically significant, according to new research. A five-year follow-up study of 688 patients who underwent bariatric surgery at the Singapore General Hospital has confirmed previous evidence that anaemia is the most prevalent nutritional complication. The ...

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