Association between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and osteoporotic fracture in middle-aged and elderly Chinese.

@article{Li2012AssociationBN,
  title={Association between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and osteoporotic fracture in middle-aged and elderly Chinese.},
  author={Mian Li and Yu Xu and Min Xu and Lingying Ma and Tiange Wang and Yu Liu and Meng Dai and Yuhong Chen and Jieli Lu and Jian-Min Liu and Yufang Bi and Guang Ning},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2012},
  volume={97 6},
  pages={2033-8}
}
CONTEXT Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been considered as a hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome and is associated with various metabolic abnormalities, which may link to an increased risk of osteoporotic fracture. However, epidemiological studies investigating the association between NAFLD and osteoporotic fracture were not available. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to determine whether NAFLD associates with osteoporotic fracture. DESIGN, SETTING, AND… CONTINUE READING

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