Obesity Surgery (2018) 28:1777–1778 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-018-3232-x LETTER TO EDITOR/LED REPLY Kamal Mahawar Published online: 10 April 2018 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018 Dear Editor, nutritional anaemia—not cause it. We have tried to examine Many thanks for your kind invitation to comment on this letter the appropriate doses of some of these micronutrient supple- in response to the article  published recently in Obesity mentations for RYGB patients [6–8] but to do the same for all Surgery. First of all, it is important to understand what Bailly important micronutrients after all common bariatric proce- et al.  found in their study. They found that amongst those dures will need a significant collective effort. Compliance who were hospitalised in France, for one reason or other, and with a range of micronutrient supplementation that often re- had undergone a primary bariatric procedure between 2008 sults in patients taking many tablets (and sometimes injec- and 16, anaemia due to micronutrient deficiency was more tions) is another major issue following bariatric surgery. If likely to be listed as the main or related diagnoses in those we could identify how much of each of the important who underwent a gastric bypass (GB)
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