Late effects of jejunoileal bypass operations on hepatic inflammation, fibrosis and lipid content.

Patients more than six years following jejunoileal bypass operations for morbid obesity underwent liver biopsy for evaluation of hepatic histology and determination of hepatic lipid content. The amount of hepatic inflammation and fibrosis present was quantitated and compared to that present in liver biopsy specimens obtained at the time of performance of… CONTINUE READING