a procedure was promoted to reach consensus on:

1) definition of SO;

2) diagnostic procedures – including approach to screening, diagnostic and staging criteria, at the level of both potential gold-standards and acceptable surrogates with wide clinical applicability;

3) methodologies to be employed and related cut-off values.


We congratulate the teams at ESPEN and EASO who worked to develop consensus on this important challenge. Stay tuned for additional factsheets to promote key aspects around nutrition and metabolism.