John Libbey Eurotext

Status epilepticus after gastric bypass surgery Article à paraître

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1 Department of Neurology, Hôpital Erasme, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
2 Department of Dermatology, Hôpital Erasme, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
* Correspondence: Nicolas Gaspard Service de Neurologie, Hôpital Erasme, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium

No fewer than 685,874 bariatric procedures were performed world-wide in 2016 [1]. Malnutrition represents a frequent complication of such procedures through malabsorption or reduced intake with potentially severe consequences for the nervous system, including encephalopathy, myelopathy, neuropathy and seizures [2]. Here, we describe the case of a patient with status epilepticus (SE) as a complication of gastric bypass surgery.Case studyA 39-year-old female patient with no neurological history was [...]