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Rapid weight loss after bariatric surgery may increase gallstone risk
10/10/2018

Bariatric surgery brings about rapid weight loss that raises the risk of hospital admissions for pancreatitis, gallstones and other gallbladder conditions by 10 to 100 times, researchers reported at the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting. The researchers said physicians may want to prescribe bile acid sequestrants to patients to reduce the risk of gallstones and other conditions.

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