• Vol. 46 No. 6
  • 15 June 2017

The Early Effect of Laporascopic Sleeve Gastrectomy on Taste Change in a Multiethnic Asian Cohort

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Bariatric surgery results in greater and lasting weight loss as well as reduces the severity of certain comorbidities. The limited literature which has studied taste perception following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG)2 hypothesises that the consequent taste dysfunction influences food preferences, which prevents postoperative overeating of
calorie-rich foods leading to greater weight loss.

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