Table 3: Summary of studies of AGB and their effect on NAFLD.

Adjustable gastric banding studies
StudyRefMain outcomesType of studySample sizeFollowup

Dixon et al., 2004[35]Improved steatosis, inflammation, and fibrosisProspective cohort3625.6 months ± 10 months
Dixon et al., 2006[36]Improved steatosis, inflammation, and fibrosisProspective cohort6029.5 months ± 16 months
Mathurin et al., 2009[37]Improved steatosis and significant increase in fibrosisProspective cohort38150 months ± 7.8 months