Nutritional Problems Following Gastric and Small-Bowel Surgery

  • Martin H. Floch
Part of the Topics in Gastroenterology book series (TGEN)


Weight gain is often difficult following gastric surgery. Many patients never regain their preoperative weight, and others have significant weight loss. Still others develop selected deficiencies that may result in anemia or osteoporosis. Many types of gastric surgery have been employed for peptic ulcer, neoplastic, and traumatic disorders.


Total Gastrectomy Bacterial Overgrowth Subtotal Gastrectomy Partial Gastrectomy Megaloblastic Anemia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin H. Floch
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Yale University School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and NutritionNorwalk HospitalUSA

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