Abstract:ABSTRACTBackground: Different surgical techniques to combat obesity combine malabsorption with
restrictive procedures and can lead to metabolic problems, such as micronutrient
deficiencies. Aim: Assess vitamin B12, iron and folic acid deficiencies associated with the
lifestyle of obese individuals having been submitted to different bariatric
techniques. Methods: A retrospective analysis was performed using the electronic charts of patients
submitted to bariatric surgery involving adjustable gastric banding and…
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