Pregnancy and dumping syndrome post-bariatric surgery : A case report

Edawati, Howard and Abigail, Jerip and Mardiana, Kipli and Chai, Ming Cheng and Haris Njoo, Suharjono (2017) Pregnancy and dumping syndrome post-bariatric surgery : A case report. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 72 (2). pp. 133-134. ISSN 0300-5283

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This case report discusses dumping syndrome in the postbariatric mother. Diagnostically a challenge, the symptoms of postprandial hypoglycaemia mimic common early gestation complaints and may go undiagnosed, thus requiring a high index of suspicion. As weight-loss surgery gains traction, it is pertinent to note at booking and followups. The pregnancy is at-risk and multidisciplinary team management is central. The mainstay of management remains diet modification. There have been case reports of successful medical treatment of dumping syndrome in pregnancy with good maternal and fetal outcomes. However, more data is needed regarding the usage of these medical treatments in pregnancy. © 2017, Malaysian Medical Association. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bariatric surgery, pregnancy, post-bariatric surgery pregnancy, dumping syndrome, obesity, postabsorptive hypoglyceamia, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Faculties, Institutes, Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2017 00:42
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2022 06:07

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