Table 2: Summary of studies of VBG and their effect on NAFLD.

Vertical band gastroplasty
StudyRefMain outcomesType of studySample sizeFollowup

Ranløv and Hardt 1990[32]Decrease steatosis from 73% to 40%Prospective cohort812 months
Jaskiewicz et al., 2006[33]Improved steatosis and inflammationProspective cohort108 months
Stratopoulos et al., 2005[34]Improved steatosis and NASHProspective cohort21618 ± 9.6 months