gastroenterology
Interventional gastroenterology

Gastric bypass surgery leads to marked bone loss

Dramatic declines in bone mass may occur after gastric bypass surgery, particularly among postmenopausal women, US research shows. In findings that suggest the need for targeted bone health interventions after bariatric procedures, researchers from California showed that postmenopausal women had declines in spinal BMD averaging 12% in the year after undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. The ...

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