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Michelle A. Kominiarek, MD
DR. KOMINIAREK is a Fellow in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ilinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
Bariatric surgery and the ob/gyn patient
Weight loss surgery may increase fertility but it can also heighten her risk of nutritional deficiencies and the GI problems associated with pregnancy. As more patients seek these procedures, ob/gyns need practical guidelines for managing their care.