Metabolic Bone Disease and Bariatric Surgery

Tanjinder S Sanghera
2013 Journal of Gastrointestinal & Digestive System  
Sanghera et al., Rheumatol Curr Res 2012, S5 http://dx. Abstract The prevalence of obesity is increasing worldwide and the past decade has witnessed an exponential rise in the number of bariatric operations performed. As a consequence, it is expected that an increasing number of patients are likely to be at risk of long term complications that may not manifest until years or decades later. Several studies have investigated the short and long-term complications of bariatric surgery but there is
more » ... ittle available data on the longterm consequences on bone metabolism and the consequences of this after bariatric surgery. This paper reviews the current literature for further information on this clinically relevant issue.
doi:10.4172/2161-069x.s10-001 fatcat:fwncgqub3fghrcrw4v63tcdzii