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Bariatric surgery and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Pantelis Antonakis, MD, PhD, 2nd Department of Surgery Athens Medical School, “Aretaieion Hospital”, Athens, Greece
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Date: 16.6.2021 at 15:00 (CET)


Bariatric surgery is a documented solution for morbid obesity. Additionally to excess weight loss, significant improvement in comorbidities is an established benefit after bariatric operations. In recent years, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has emerged as one of these comorbidities. Herein we will review the data supporting the positive effect of bariatric surgery in patients with NAFLD.