Impact of bariatric surgery on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: an integrative review

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https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v10i13.21437

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; Bariatric surgery; Diagnostic techniques and procedures; Digestive system diseases.

Abstract

The present study aims to demonstrate the results of the impact of bariatric surgery on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease through secondary sources available in the literature. A literature review was carried out with the descriptors "Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease" OR "NAFLD" AND "Bariatric Surgery"; “Doença Hepática Gordurosa não Alcoólica” OR “DHGNA” AND “Cirurgia Bariátrica” in the databases: Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature, through the Virtual Health Library, and Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online (Medline), through PubMed. Cohort-type studies addressing the effects of bariatric surgery on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease published in the last 5 years were included in the review. Thirty-one studies were identified, of which 10 were excluded for not performing postoperative evaluation and 8 were excluded for not containing the methodological criteria, totaling 13 studies. The current literature presents data suggestive of the association between bariatric surgery and the regression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, however, the studies observed present wide variations in methodological applications and samples with heterogeneous profiles, which makes it difficult to generalize the results. More studies are needed so that it is possible to document with greater evidence and reproducibility the action of different types of bariatric surgery on the rate of this liver disease regression.

Author Biographies

Antônio Alves Júnior, Federal Univerity of Sergipe

Department of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil.

Tereza Virgínia Silva Bezerra do Nascimento, Federal Univerity of Sergipe

Department of Medicine, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil; Health Science Graduate Program, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil; Gastroenterology and Hepathology Service, University Hospital, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil. 

João Augusto Cegarra Quintiliano, Federal Univerity of Sergipe

Department of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil

Julia Maria Salgado Carvalho, Federal Univerity of Sergipe

Department of Medicine, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil

Roberta Kayane Silva Leal, Federal Univerity of Sergipe

Department of Medicine, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil

Maria Rosa Melo Alves, Federal Univerity of Sergipe

Science and Mathematics Teaching Graduate Program, Federal University of Sergipe, São Cristóvão, Sergipe, Brazil

Márcio Bezerra Santos, Federal Univerity of Sergipe

Health Science Graduate Program, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil; Department of Morphology, Federal University of Sergipe, São Cristóvão, Sergipe, Brazil.

Carlos Anselmo Lima, Federal Univerity of Sergipe

Department of Medicine, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil; Health Science Graduate Program, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil.

Marcos Antônio Nunes Prado, Federal Univerity of Sergipe

Department of Medicine, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil; Health Science Graduate Program, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil.

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ALVES JÚNIOR, A.; NASCIMENTO, T. V. S. B. do; QUINTILIANO, J. A. C. .; CARVALHO, J. M. S. .; LEAL, R. K. S. .; ALVES, M. R. M. .; SANTOS, M. B. .; LIMA, C. A. .; PRADO, M. A. N. Impact of bariatric surgery on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: an integrative review. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 13, p. e397101321437, 2021. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v10i13.21437. Disponível em: https://rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/21437. Acesso em: 4 dec. 2021.

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