Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 26th, 2007
"There are more than 170,000 obesity surgeries performed annually in the United States and this neurologic condition, known as Wernicke encephalopathy, is increasingly being reported after the operation," said Sonal Singh, M.D., lead author and an instructor in internal medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
Wernicke encephalopathy is caused by a deficiency of thiamine...
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