ea0082wg2 | Workshop G: Disorders of appetite and weight | SFEEU2022
Soo Choi Ji
, H Ahmed Mohamed
, Mital Dushyant
Introduction: Bariatric surgery was shown to treat obesity and decrease cardiovascular risk such as metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and hypertension. In individuals living with HIV, bariatric surgery can alter oral bioavailability of anti-viral therapy through its impact on the intestinal pH, intestinal transit time and first pass mechanism. This can have adverse impact on CD4 count and viral load (VL). Nevertheless, numerous studies highlight that bariatric surgery does not hav...