Neuromuscular Complications of Bariatric Surgery

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-124
Number of pages14
JournalPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

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