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Energy expenditure before and after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Bariatrics
Author
Silvia Leite Faria et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2012

Country : Brazil

Journal : Obesity Surgery

Background Weight loss may decrease the energy expenditure (EE) because of changes in body composition (BC). The reduction in EE may contribute, in part, to weight regain. Experimental studies in animals indicate that Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) increases the resting metabolic rate (RMR) when adjusted for body weight (BW). Thus, the aim of this study was to assess the clinical effects of RYGB on EE in patients who have undergone RYGB. Methods The study was prospective and included 46 RYGB patients whose RMR …
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