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Catastrophic Complication of Weight-Loss Surgery: Kidney Failure - Sally K. Norton
A case of kidney failure after bariatric surgery is stopped with low-oxalate diet. Canadian nephrologists reported a case of life-threatening kidney damage caused by kidney deposits of oxalate crystals.1 The doctors performed a kidney biopsy on their patient, a 54-year old man, 20 months after duodenal switch weight-loss surgery. His blood creatinine levels had tripled …