The Gastric Sleeve: Losing Weight as Fast as Micronutrients?

Background Recently, the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has become popular as a single-stage procedure for the treatment of morbid obesity and its co-morbidities. However, the incidence of micronutrient deficiencies after LSG have hardly been researched. Methods From January 2005 to October 2008, 60 patients underwent LSG. All patients were instructed to take daily vitamin supplements. […]

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