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Iron Deficiency After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Insufficient Iron Absorption from Oral Iron Supplements

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Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) may reduce the absorption of iron, but the extent to which this absorption is impeded is largely unknown. First, we determined the prevalence of iron deficiency following RYGB and explored the risk factors for its development. Second, we examined to what extent oral iron supplements are absorbed after RYGB.
Tijdschrift: Obesity Surgery
ISSN: 0960-8923
Issue: 1
Volume: 24
Pagina's: 56 - 61
Jaar van publicatie:2014