Self-report of gastrointestinal side effects after bariatric surgery
Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases
Bariatric surgery, Gastric bypass, Gastrointestinal complications, Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
Background Data on gastrointestinal (GI) side effects of bariatric surgery are limited because of incomplete reporting, cross-sectional samples, and nonstandardized assessments. Objective To report on GI side effects over the first 6 months after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB). Setting Academic medical center, United States.
Kalarchian, M., Marcus, M., Courcoulas, A., Cheng, Y., & Levine, M. (2014). Self-report of gastrointestinal side effects after bariatric surgery. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 10 (6), 1202-1207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2014.08.007