Bariatric surgery is being performed more often to alleviate the symptoms of severe obesity. There are complications to this surgery that need to be understood, however. To help understand the pathophysiology of neuromuscular complications after bariatric surgery, this article reviews the techniques and surgical and metabolic complications of bariatric surgery. Then, neuromuscular complications after the surgery are reviewed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 1 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation