Ricardo Salinas-Garza

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Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) can vary from mild hepatic inflammation and steatosis to cirrhosis, and is most frequently associated with obesity, Type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and the female gender. The prevalence of fatty liver and NASH in the general population is 20% and 3%, respectively. In Western countries, 15-20% of the population is(More)
Background and Aims: Environmental and genetic factors play a role in the pathogenesis and natural history of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The aim of this study was to determine if the G-238A (allele TNFA) and G-308A (allele TNF2) tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF) and Ala9Val manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) polymorphisms were associated with(More)
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