Evolution of body composition of obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery.

Affiliation

Faculdade de Ciências da Nutrição e Alimentação da Universidade do Porto, Portugal; Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciências da Nutrição e Alimentação, Portugal; Centro Hospitalar de São João E.P.E, Porto, Portugal; Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde (i3S), Universidade do Porto, Portugal. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Bariatric surgery is increasingly common in the fight against morbid obesity. However, after this intervention, it is not fully understood the evolution of weight loss and how body composition changes. The objective of this work is to study the evolution after surgery of weight and body composition of obese patients that underwent bariatric surgery.

Keywords

Bariatric surgery,Body composition,Gastric band,Gastric bypass,Obesity,Sleeve gastrectomy,

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