Bariatric surgery and the ob/gyn patient

Michelle A. Kominiarek*, Sarah J. Kilpatrick

*Corresponding author for this work

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Weight loss surgery may help make a woman more fertile, but it can also heighten her risk of nutritional deficiencies and the GI problems associated with pregnancy. As more patients seek these procedures, ob/gyns need practical guidelines for managing their care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)76-88
Number of pages13
JournalContemporary Ob/Gyn
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing
  • Maternity and Midwifery


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