Bariatric Surgery

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A CASE OF ASCENDING SENSORY NEUROPATHY DUE TO ACUTE ONSET THIAMINE DEFICIENCY AFTER INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON PLACEMENT

Case Presentation: Thiamine deficiency is a known complication of bariatric surgery presenting commonly as Wernicke encephalopathy or dry beriberi. Pure sensory ascending neuropathy as a presenting complaint, however, is rare, which we describe here in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:39:27+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF ASCENDING SENSORY NEUROPATHY DUE TO ACUTE ONSET THIAMINE DEFICIENCY AFTER INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON PLACEMENT

THIAMINE (VITAMIN B1) DEFICIENCY IN BARIATRIC GASTRIC BYPASS: AN UNDER-RECOGNIZED POTENTIAL DEADLY MISS

Case Presentation: A 43-year-old male with roux-en-y gastric bypass fourteen years ago with complications and multiple adhesions, hiatal hernia associated with nausea and vomiting, and subsequent small bowel resection last year, started to experience cognitive [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:24:53+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters - Clinical Vignettes, Adult, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THIAMINE (VITAMIN B1) DEFICIENCY IN BARIATRIC GASTRIC BYPASS: AN UNDER-RECOGNIZED POTENTIAL DEADLY MISS

Wernicke’s Encephalopathy After Bariatric Surgery in a Patient with Psychiatric Comorbidities

Case Presentation: A 31-year-old female with history of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), morbid obesity, and eight weeks status-post sleeve gastrectomy presented with 50-pound weight loss and mental status changes. Other symptoms included nausea, vomiting, and [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Wernicke’s Encephalopathy After Bariatric Surgery in a Patient with Psychiatric Comorbidities