Parretti, Hughes, O’Kane, Woodcock, and Pryke
Bariatric surgery is performed around 8500 times each year in the UK. Currently, there are no comprehensive guidelines focusing on the long-term care of post-bariatric patients within primary care.
This Guidelines summary provides 10 top tips for primary care professionals on the long-term management of patients post-bariatric surgery. Topics covered include weight maintenance, reviewing symptoms and comorbidities, medication considerations, nutritional deficiencies and supplementation, and planning pregnancy.