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Effects of caloric restriction and bariatric surgery on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) represents the hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome. It encompasses a broad spectrum of severity, from steatosis through to inflammation (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis) and subsequent progressive liver fibrosis. It is rapidly becoming the leading cause of cirrhosis and liver transplantation worldwide and, even in advanced disease, liver biochemistry is often normal. No pharmaceutical agents are currently licensed to treat NAFLD; its clin...

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MSD
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0000-0002-2648-6526
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University of Oxford Novo Nordisk clinical research fellowship
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2021-04-28

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