TITLE

Wernicke's encephalopathy after vertical banded gastroplasty for morbid obesity

AUTHOR(S)
Seehra, H.; MacDermott, N.; al, et
PUB. DATE
February 1996
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/17/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7028, p434
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents two cases of Wernicke's encephalopathy after vertical banded gastroplasty for morbid obesity. Other neurological sequelae after banded gastroplasty; Use of enteral or parenteral nutrition to prevent Wernicke's encephalopathy.
ACCESSION #
9603062820

 

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