[Frequency and clinical, biochemical and histological characteristics of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with gallstone disease].

@article{RoeschDietlen2008FrequencyAC,
  title={[Frequency and clinical, biochemical and histological characteristics of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with gallstone disease].},
  author={Federico B. Roesch-Dietlen and Alfonso P{\'e}rez-Morales and Guadalupe Melo-Santisteban and Fernando D{\'i}az-Blanco and Silvia Mart{\'i}nez-Fern{\'a}ndez and Jos{\'e} Angel Mart{\'i}nez and Silvia Cid-Ju{\'a}rez},
  journal={Cirugia y cirujanos},
  year={2008},
  volume={76 1},
  pages={37-42}
}
BACKGROUND In 1980, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD) was described. It is related to the genesis of gallstones and is considered as a manifestation of the metabolic syndrome. In order to determine the frequency, anatomoclinical characteristics and biochemical and histological alterations in NAFLD, patients underwent cholecystectomy (GD). For this reason, we considered carrying out this study. METHODS This was a prospective and observational study. The study population was comprised of… CONTINUE READING