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Vitamin and Micronutrient Deficiencies After Bariatric Surgery

  • Salvatore DocimoJr.Email author
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Abstract

Preoperative evaluation of micronutrient and vitamin levels prior to and following bariatric surgery is of paramount importance. A thorough history and physical examination can provide the necessary information required to narrow one’s differential diagnosis regarding a possible micronutrient and vitamin deficiency. Laboratory evaluation is utilized to confirm suspicions regarding a specific micronutrient and vitamin deficiency.

Keywords

Micronutrient deficiency Vitamin deficiency Bariatric surgery and micronutrients Bariatric surgery and vitamins 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Bariatric, Foregut, and Advanced Gastrointestinal SurgeryStony Brook MedicineStony BrookUSA

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