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Pregnancy after diabetes obesity surgery (PADOS): Incidence and outcomes

Whyte, M, Pring, C, Cooke, D, Hart, K, McGowan, BM, Subramanian, D and Shawe, J (2014) Pregnancy after diabetes obesity surgery (PADOS): Incidence and outcomes Pregnancy Hypertension, 4 (3). p. 239.

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Half of all bariatric surgical procedures are in women of childbearing age but it remains unclear whether surgery is suitable for women who subsequently conceive: specifically the relative risks and benefits of potential nutrient deficiencies versus weight reduction. We will present data collected from Clinical Practice Research Databases on the maternal and fetal outcomes of pregnancies complicated either by obesity or previous bariatric surgery (BS). Two groups, matched to obese controls for BMI pre-BS and post-BS (at the time of ante-natal booking) will be compared. In this way, the effect of BS on pregnancy outcomes may be examined, independent of its effect on weight. A sub-group of women with antecedent Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) will allow for investigation of the additional impact and persistence of this co-morbidity. This builds upon pilot data collected from a retrospective cohort of women (18-45years) undergoing laparoscopic roux-en-Y (RYGB) surgery over a 24-month period (n=218). After exclusions and loss to follow up, data from 111 patients were analysed; 81 (73%) had conceived prior to RYGB, 20 (18%) became pregnant post RYGB and a further 22 patients (20%) were trying to conceive at the time of data collection. Three women had T2DM which resolved post BS. A suggestion of greater miscarriage risk prior to surgery in this sub-group will be confirmed as more women are recruited. Pregnancy is a frequent desire/occurrence after BS. This database study will advance understanding of the maternal and fetal outcomes of such pregnancies and inform antenatal care.

Item Type: Article
Subjects : Nutrition
Divisions : Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Biosciences and Medicine > Department of Nutritional Sciences
Authors :
Whyte, M
Pring, C
Cooke, D
Hart, K
McGowan, BM
Subramanian, D
Shawe, J
Date : July 2014
DOI : 10.1016/j.preghy.2014.03.030
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 19 Oct 2016 09:55
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 18:48

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