Nutritional deficiencies, decreased bone mineral density, and dumping syndrome
are just some of the challenges these patients face.
occurs as an early complication in 50%-75% of patients and usually subsides 15-18 months postoperatively (Baird et al.
You can get dumping syndrome
, which can happen if you eat too much or the wrong thing but often you don't know what causes it - it makes some people sick and it used to cause me agony, but it's fairly rare that I get it now.
Other frequent side effects include nutrient deficiencies of vitamins D and B12 and iron, with increased incidence of diabetes, ulcers, hernias, hair loss, weakness, sweating, rapid heart rate, intolerance to cold, abdominal cramps, incision problems, blood clots, dumping syndrome
with nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, and, because of maldigestion, odiferous flatulence.
is characterized by increased gastric emptying time following a meal, which leads to abdominal pain, tachycardia, diaphoresis, and blood glucose instability (Buffer, Ehringhaus, & Koletzko, 2001).
It is a form of dumping syndrome
that does not appear as quickly following bariatric surgery as other manifestations of dumping syndrome
, he said.
The patient started experiencing dumping syndrome
and regained 7kg in weight over the next 11 months, going up to a BMI of 42.
Duodenal switch creates a sleeve gastrectomy, with the pylorus and a small portion of the duodenum left intact, reducing dumping syndrome
Other causes of diarrhea include occult ingestion of sugar contained in prescription and over-the-counter drugs, malabsorption or dumping syndrome
, and Clostridium difficile colitis.
The five most common complications were dumping syndrome