Obese patients after gastric bypass surgery have lower brain-hedonic responses to food than after gastric banding
OPEN Gut | 22 Aug 2013
S Scholtz, AD Miras, N Chhina, CG Prechtl, ML Sleeth, NM Daud, NA Ismail, G Durighel, AR Ahmed, T Olbers, RP Vincent, J Alaghband-Zadeh, MA Ghatei, AD Waldman, GS Frost, JD Bell, CW le Roux and AP Goldstone
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) has greater efficacy for weight loss in obese patients than gastric banding (BAND) surgery. We hypothesise that this may result from different effects on food hedonics via physiological changes secondary to distinct gut anatomy manipulations.
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