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BACKGROUND/AIMS This study aimed at evaluating whether patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) had a specific dietary pattern and how it compared with data representative from the same geographical region individuals. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Clinical, biochemical and anthropometrics: weight, height, body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference(More)
OBJECTIVE Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a common condition that can progress to endstage liver disease. The steatotic liver seems to be particularly susceptible to oxidative stress damage. The aim of this study was to evaluate the redox state in patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and its correlation with dietary intake. MATERIAL AND(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the safety of ciprofibrate in portuguese patients with dyslipidaemia. DESIGN Open-label study with 6-month therapy. PARTICIPANTS Sequential sample of 40 patients, 20 from each hospital, 37 patients (92.5%) completed the study. METHODS After at least one month of diet or washout period, all participants were given 100(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of ciprofibrate in portuguese patients with hypercholesterolaemia, hypertriglyceridaemia and mixed hyperlipidaemia. DESIGN Open-label study with 6-month therapy. SETTING Out-patient clinics of two Central Hospitals. PARTICIPANTS Sequential sample of 40 patients 20 from each hospital. 37 patients (92.5%)(More)
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