Obstetric, neonatal, and child outcomes for women with previous bariatric surgery : a review of the clinical evidence

As bariatric surgery is performed more frequently on women who are in their childbearing years, concern has emerged as to whether there are any negative consequences to the mother or child associated with pregnancy and childbirth following these procedures. While there may be benefits related to mat...

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Corporate Author: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Ottawa] Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health 5 September 2014, 2014
Series:Rapid response report: summary with critical appraisal
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:As bariatric surgery is performed more frequently on women who are in their childbearing years, concern has emerged as to whether there are any negative consequences to the mother or child associated with pregnancy and childbirth following these procedures. While there may be benefits related to maternal weight loss before pregnancy, there are also questions as to whether malabsorptive procedures could lead to inadequate fetal nutrition and complications and whether pregnancy is safe for the mother following these procedures. The aim of this report is to examine the evidence and to identify the positive or negative impact on maternal, neonatal, and child outcomes resulting from pregnancies following bariatric procedures
Item Description:Title from PDF caption. - "CADTH rapid response service."
Physical Description:1 PDF file (26 pages) illustrations