gastroenterology

Bariatric surgery an effective option for obese patients with NASH

Bariatric surgery should be considered for obese patients with fibrotic nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a major study suggests Published in JAMA, the findings of the Surgical Procedures and Long-term Effectiveness in NASH Disease and Obesity Risk (SPLENDOR) study show bariatric surgery was associated with an 88% reduction in major adverse liver-related outcomes (MALO) and a 70% reduction ...

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