Effect of bariatric surgery on liver fibrosis.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Although bariatric surgery has been shown to improve hepatic steatosis in morbidly obese patients, the effect of weight loss on hepatic fibrosis has not been determined. Since the prognosis of patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is closely related to the development of hepatic fibrosis, it is important to determine the hepatic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11695-011-0559-y

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