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Washington, April 25 ( ANI ): Dietary substitution of saturated fats enriched in medium chain triglycerides (MCT) for polyunsaturated fat prevents the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to new research.
Hepatic fibrosis is a common result of different chronic liver diseases caused by viral infections, alcohol abuse, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), autoimmune disease, and metabolic/genetic disorders.
10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the University of Missouri determined that cirrhosis was not present in more than one-third of patients who had nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) that led to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
An additional 15 to 30 percent of Americans have excess fat in their livers, but no inflammation or liver damage, a condition called "fatty liver" or the non-progressive form of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common chronic liver diseases worldwide and is closely associated with metabolic syndromes, such as obesity, diabetes, and insulin resistance.
FROM THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF LIVER DISEASES SAN FRANCISCO - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is common in adolescent girls with polycystic ovaries, and its presence coincides with worse metabolic derangements, according to Australian researchers.
Abdominal ultrasound for diagnosis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
Presented in a point/counterpoint format with a concluding expert opinion, controversies relate to liver tumors, cirrhosis, hepatitis, and liver diseases and include whether living donor liver transplantation should be considered in adult acute liver failure, whether hepatitis C should be treated in patients with chronic kidney disease prior to transplant, whether to adhere to the "6-month rule" for recent history of alcohol abuse in liver transplant candidates, and whether liver biopsy should be performed in all patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.