Metabolic changes after bariatric/metabolic operations

Authors: Pavol Holéczy 1,2,5;  Marek Bužga 3;  Eva Figurová 4
Authors‘ workplace: Katedra chirurgických oborů, LF Ostravské univerzity v Ostravě, Česká republika 1;  Chirurgické oddělení, Vítkovická nemocnice a. s., Ostrava-Vítkovice, Česká republika 2;  Katedra fyziologie a patofyziologie, LF Ostravské univerzity v Ostravě, Česká republika 3;  Interná klinika, Fakultná nemocnica Trnava, Slovensko 4;  Chirurgická klinika, Fakultná nemocnica Trnava, Slovensko 5
Published in: Forum Diab 2016; 5(1): 35-40
Category: Topic


Bariatric surgery is well known throughout the world. Well known is its impact on weight loss, as well. From focusing on weight reduction is the concentration shifting nowadays on influence of surgery on comorbidities. The operations have different metabolic impact, different influence on gastrointestinal hormones and differently influenced basic metabolic processes. Most important is positive effect on diabetes mellitus type II. Recently were new defined types of operations according the aim of their indications. There are defined criteria for assessment of diabetes mellitus type II resolution, as well. The authors refer about most important metabolic changes on the base of literature review and their own experience, as well.

Key words:
bariatric-metabolic surgery – diabetes mellitus type II. – therapy of comorbidities – metabolic changes


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