Characteristics of hepatic fatty acid compositions in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

  title={Characteristics of hepatic fatty acid compositions in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.},
  author={Kazutoshi Yamada and Eishiro Mizukoshi and Hajime Sunagozaka and Kuniaki Arai and Tatsuya Yamashita and Yumie Takeshita and Hirofumi Misu and Toshinari Takamura and Seiko Sawada- Kitamura and Yoh Zen and Yasuni Nakanuma and Masao Honda and Shuichi Kaneko},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  volume={35 2},
BACKGROUND & AIMS Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is closely related to insulin resistance and lipid metabolism. Recent studies have suggested that the quality of fat accumulated in the liver is associated with the development of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). In this study, we investigated the fatty acid composition in liver tissue and its association with the pathology in NAFLD patients. METHODS One hundred and three patients diagnosed with NAFLD [simple steatosis (SS): 63… CONTINUE READING


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