A Sweet Spot for the Bariatric Surgeon

Diego Perez-Tilve, David A. D'Alessio, Matthias H. Tschöp

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While gastric bypass surgery remains popular as the only treatment for morbid obesity with curative potential, the molecular mechanisms underpinning its immediate metabolic benefits remain unclear. New work in this issue (Troy et al., 2008) suggests intestinal glucose production sensed by afferent nerve fibers surrounding the portal vein may be key.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-179
Number of pages3
JournalCell Metabolism
Issue number3
StatePublished - 3 Sep 2008
Externally publishedYes


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