Fabiola Tarsetti

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BACKGROUND Insulin resistance is a significant risk factor for hepatic fibrosis in patients with both non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and chronic hepatitis C (CHC), either directly or by favouring hepatic steatosis. Several methods are available to assess insulin resistance, but their impact on this issue has never been evaluated. AIMS To(More)
The development of new MRI technologies has favoured the use of sequences that significantly improve the spatial resolution of this imaging method, thus yielding thin-section images that allow volumetric analysis. We present our experience at Clínica Vespucio, Santiago, Chile, related to a routine knee MRI protocol performed on 45 patients who underwent(More)
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