Nutrition Principles in Bariatric Surgery


  • Nazlı Batar

Received Date: 05.09.2018 Accepted Date: 24.09.2018 Med J Bakirkoy 2019;15(4):323-332

Obesity, which is increasing day by day, has become a major public health problem. With regard to its treatment, both conventional methods-such as medical nutrition therapy, exercise, pharmacological treatment, behavior change therapy- and surgical methods applied with new techniques are becoming increasingly widespread in our country and in the world. To determine the pre-operative nutritional status of the patient and the postoperative nutritional follow-up are extremely important in order to prevent possible nutritional complications. The purpose of this review is to examine the preoperative and postoperative principles of bariatric surgical procedure.

Keywords: Bariatric surgery, nutrition, nutrition principles

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