Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis: Epidemiology, Screening, Risk Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management

  • Author: Philip N. Newsome, PhD, FRCPE (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Quentin M. Anstee, BSc, MB BS, PhD, MRCP(UK), FRCP
  • Last Reviewed: 8/23/19 (What's New)

Summary

  • Bariatric surgery may be considered to help patients lose weight, which may have an impact on NAFLD and related comorbidities[AASLD 2018; EASL 2016]
  • The AASLD recommends considering foregut bariatric surgery for eligible obese individuals whereas EASL reserves bariatric surgery as an option for those not responding to other lifestyle and medical interventions[AASLD 2018; EASL 2016]

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