Cholecystectomy is independently associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in an Asian population.

@article{Kwak2015CholecystectomyII,
  title={Cholecystectomy is independently associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in an Asian population.},
  author={Min-Sun Kwak and Donghee Kim and Goh Eun Chung and Won Gyoung Kim and Yoon Jun Kim and Jung-Hwan Yoon},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 20},
  pages={
          6287-95
        }
}
AIM To investigate the relationship between gallstone disease and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in a large Asian population. METHODS A cross-sectional study including 17612 subjects recruited from general health check-ups at the Seoul National University Hospital, Healthcare System Gangnam Center between January 2010 and December 2010 was conducted. NAFLD and gallstone disease were diagnosed based on typical ultrasonographic findings. Subjects who were positive for hepatitis B or C… CONTINUE READING

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