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Nutritional Management after Bariatric Surgery
J Metab Bariatr Surg 2018;7(1):32-36
Published online June 30, 2018
© 2018 Korean Society of Acute Care Surgery.

Young-Gil Son, Seung Wan Ryu

Department of Surgery, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
Correspondence to: 류승완, 대구시 중구 달성로 56 계명대학교 의과대학 동산의료원 외과 우: 41931, Tel: 053-250-7322, Fax: 053-250-7322, E-mail:
Received May 14, 2018; Revised May 27, 2018; Accepted May 28, 2018.
This is an open access journal distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Bariatric surgery is considered the only effective method of achieving long-term weight loss and ameliorating obesity-associated comorbidities in morbidly obese patients. However bariatric surgery is associated with risks of nutritional deficiencies and malnutrition. Therefore, postoperative nutritional follow-up and supplementation of vitamins and trace elements should be recommended. In this review, we provide essential information on nutritional complications and nutritional management after bariatric surgery.
Keywords : Bariatric surgery, Postoperative care, Malnutrition, Nutritional management

June 2018, 7 (1)
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