Evaluating feasibility and accuracy of non-invasive tests for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in severe and morbid obesity
Geraldine J Ooi, Arul Earnest, William W Kemp, Paul R Burton, Cheryl Laurie, Ammar Majeed, Nathan Johnson, Catriona McLean, Stuart K Roberts, Wendy A Brown
International Journal of Obesity | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2018
GO, PB, CL and WB report being affiliated with the Centre for Obesity Research and Education. The Centre has received funding for research purposes from Allergan and Apollo Endosurgery, the manufacturers of the LapBand T. The grant is not tied to any specific research project, and neither Allergan nor Apollo Endosurgery have control of the protocol, analysis and reporting of any studies. The Centre also receives a grant from Applied Medical towards educational programs. WB reports financial support for a bariatric surgery registry from the Commonwealth of Australia, Apollo Endosurgery, Covidien, Johnson and Johnson, Gore and Applied Medical; and a speaker's honorarium from Merck Sharpe and Dohme. These are outside of the submitted work. NJ reports speaker's honorarium from Merck Sharpe & Dohme, which is outside of the submitted work. GO reports scholarships from the National Health and Medical Research Council and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. WK, AE, AM, CM, SR have no other disclosures or conflicts of interest.