Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, July 24th, 2009
"We analyzed lipids and lipoprotein lipase (LPL) in both plasma and liver biopsies performed before and 12-18 months after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery in 26 patients. In the livers of morbidly obese patients, the levels of LPL messenger RNA (mRNA) were higher (4.5-fold) before surgery than afterwards than control livers. In these patients, LPL activity was also significantly...
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