Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgical Sciences

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High Prevalence of Zinc Deficiency in Iranian Morbid Obese Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Gholamreza Mohammadi Farsani 1 , Fateme Zabetian Targhi 2 , Mohadeseh Pishgahroudsari 1 , Somaye Mokhber 1 and Abdolreza Pazouki 1 , *
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1 Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Cellular and Molecular Nutrition, School of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgical Sciences: August 01, 2015, 4 (3); e33347
  • Published Online: August 29, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 1, 2015
  • Accepted: August 15, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/minsurgery-33347

To Cite: Mohammadi Farsani G, Zabetian Targhi F, Pishgahroudsari M, Mokhber S, Pazouki A. High Prevalence of Zinc Deficiency in Iranian Morbid Obese Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery, J Minim Invasive Surg Sci. 2015 ; 4(3):e33347. doi: 10.17795/minsurgery-33347.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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