Medical Research

Relationship of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease With Cholecystectomy in the US Population

OBJECTIVES: Other than weight-related conditions, risk factors for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are not well defined. We investigated the association of gallstones and cholecystectomy with NAFLD in a large, national, population-based study. METHODS: Among adult participants in the third US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988 – 1994, ultrasonography for gallstone disease was […]