The sharp increase in bariatric surgery in women of childbearing age has inevitably led to a rise in the number of pregnancies in women who have had restrictive or malabsorptive procedures, with a consequent rise in the risk of maternal malnutrition. In this research letter two cases ofNTDs detected during pregnancies in women who alsounderwent RYGB, and who received no peri-conceptional nutritional counselling are reported.

Fetal neural tube defects in pregnant women previously submitted to bariatric surgery: more attention to a new emerging entity.

Pelizzo G
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Alfei A;Cena H;Mosconi M;Calcaterra V.
2013

Abstract

The sharp increase in bariatric surgery in women of childbearing age has inevitably led to a rise in the number of pregnancies in women who have had restrictive or malabsorptive procedures, with a consequent rise in the risk of maternal malnutrition. In this research letter two cases ofNTDs detected during pregnancies in women who alsounderwent RYGB, and who received no peri-conceptional nutritional counselling are reported.
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