Physiology of weight loss surgery.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The clinical outcomes achieved by bariatric surgery have been impressive. However, the physiologic mechanisms and complex metabolic effects of bariatric surgery are only now beginning to be understood. Ongoing research has contributed a large amount of data and shed new light on the science behind obesity and its treatment, and this article reviews the current understanding of metabolic and bariatric surgery physiology.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Park, CW; Torquati, A

Published Date

  • December 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 91 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1149 - vii

PubMed ID

  • 22054145

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3382055

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-3171

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.suc.2011.08.009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States