Bariatric surgery may influence gene expression in NAFLD

08/9/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Bariatric surgery can affect the expression of genes in the liver, which could help explain post-procedure metabolic effects, such as a reversal of symptoms in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to research from University Hospital Dresden in Germany. Liver biopsies before and after surgery found DNA methylation was changed for some loci among patients with NAFLD.

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