OBESITY SURGERY, vol.31, no.12, pp.5303-5311, 2021 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
Fasting, Ramadan, Bariatric surgery, Metabolic surgery, Consensus statement, Obesity, Calorie restriction, RAMADAN
Istanbul University Affiliated:
Background Fasting during Ramadan is one of the five pillars of the Muslim faith. Despite the positive effects of fasting on health, there are no guidelines or clear recommendations regarding fasting after metabolic/bariatric surgery (MBS). The current study reports the result of a modified Delphi consensus among expert metabolic/bariatric surgeons with experience in managing patients who fast after MBS.