Gastroenterologists are being urged not to overlook the utility of liver ultrasound (FibroScan) for obese patients after a study showed it picks up high rates of underlying NAFLD and accurately stratifies disease severity, in patients undergoing bariatric surgery. Patients who underwent the scans also went on to report substantial reduction in their NAFLD severity post-surgery ...
Bariatric success against NAFLD revealed by FibroScan
By Sunalie Silva
15 Jul 2021