J Addict Med 2021 May 26. Epub 2021 May 26.
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (ABC, NC); Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (TC, NC).
Alcohol use disorder and gastric bypass surgery are highly comorbid. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) is a common and potentially life-threatening event, requiring nuanced and individually tailored management depending on various clinical factors including patient history, alcohol consumption, comorbidities, and timeline of use. Although increasingly common, the literature for managing alcohol withdrawal in the gastric bypass population is quite limited. Read More