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Discover the latest publications on bariatric supplementation.

Comparing deficiency prevalences

maart 6th, 2020|Categories: Product optimization, Sleeve Gastrectomy|

Deficiencies in micronutrients after bariatric operations are frequent. Theoretically, prevalence depends on the kind of surgery and which parts of the gastro-intestinal system are bypassed. In a non-randomized prospective trial, the deficiency prevalence after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB, 86 patients) was compared with Sleeve Gastrectomy (SG, 50 patients) for up to 3 years after surgery. Postoperatively, all patients were prescribed daily multivitamin supplements.

Guideline on nutritional deficiencies after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

januari 30th, 2020|Categories: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass|

The Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) is commonly associated with nutritional deficiencies and requires life-long supplementation. To bring guidance into nutritional healthcare for this patient group, a literature review was conducted. This review lead to a guideline on the approach to prevention and management of nutritional deficiencies after RYGB.

Deficiencies after Biliopancreatic Diversion

januari 23rd, 2020|Categories: Biliopancreatic Diversion - Duodenal Switch|

Worldwide use of the Biliopancreatic Diversion (BPD) as a bariatric procedure to treat obesity is still limited due to its relative technical difficulty and demanding follow-up. However, BPD achieves better results than other bariatric operations in the long term of 10-15 years. This study extends the long-term results with another 5 years and reports the 20-year outcomes of 2615 patients undergoing open BPD with Duodenal Switch (DS).

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