Nutrition and Bariatric Surgery

Nutrition and Bariatric Surgery

1st Edition - November 27, 2020

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  • Editor: Jaime Ruiz-Tovar
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128230961
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128229224

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Nutrition and Bariatric Surgery discusses nutritional deficiencies and requirements that are often present with diverse bariatric techniques as main mechanisms for weight loss. In addition, the book presents strategies for early detection and supplementation in order to avoid the appearance of deficiency diseases. Finally, the summarizes protocols for the optimal nutritional management of patients undergoing bariatric surgery. Bariatric surgeons, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, general practitioners, nutritionists, dietitians and nurses specialized in nutritional management will find this resource especially useful.

Key Features

  • Discusses preoperative nutritional requirements and deficiencies surrounding bariatric surgery
  • Presents preoperative diets, including LCD, VLCD and commercial supplements
  • Contains nutritional recommendations after restrictive, mixed and malabsorptive procedures


Bariatric surgeons, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, general practitioners, nutritionists, dietitians and nurses specialized in nutritional management

Table of Contents

  • 1. Preoperative nutritional deficiencies
    2. Nutritional evaluation and calculation of nutritional requirements in the preoperative course
    3. Preoperative diets: LCD, VLCD and commercial supplements
    4. Impact of preoperative nutritional intervention on comorbidities: Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and NAFLD
    5. Fluid therapy during bariatric surgery
    6. Bariatric surgery options
    7. Postoperative complications. Indications and access routes for enteral and parenteral nutrition
    8. Nutritional treatment in the critically-ill complicated patient
    9. Nutritional recommendations after restrictive procedures
    10. Nutritional recommendations after mixed procedures
    11. Nutritional recommendations after malabsorptive procedures
    12. Postoperative vitamin and mineral supplementation
    13. Special nutritional requirements in children and adolescents undergoing bariatric surgery
    14. Special nutritional requirements in the elderly patient undergoing bariatric surgery
    15. Special nutritional requirements in specific situations in women: Pregnanacy, lactancy and post-menopauseal status
    16. Follow-up and screening of postoperative nutritional deficiencies
    17. Postoperative management of specific complications: Anemia, protein malnutrition and neurological disorders
    18. Cookbook for bariatric patients

Product details

  • No. of pages: 310
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2020
  • Published: November 27, 2020
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128230961
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128229224

About the Editor

Jaime Ruiz-Tovar

Prof. Jaime Ruiz-Tovar is a bariatric surgeon at Rey Juan Carlos University Hospital (Madrid, Spain) and Professor of Surgery at Universidad Alfonso X (Madrid, Spain) and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid, Spain). Professor Ruiz-Tovar is coordinator of the Bariatric Chapter of the ERAS-Spain group, the leader in several clinical and basic research projects on bariatric surgery and author of over 180 manuscripts in indexed journals, 15 books, and 70 book chapters.

Affiliations and Expertise

Rey Juan Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain

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