Clinical, biochemical and histological profile of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

@article{Agarwal2001ClinicalBA,
  title={Clinical, biochemical and histological profile of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.},
  author={Shweta Agarwal and Vineeta Malhotra and Puja Sakhuja and Shiv Kumar Sarin},
  journal={Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={183-6}
}
BACKGROUND Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) has often been described in obese women with diabetes and/or hyperlipidemia. We evaluated the clinical, biochemical and histological profile of NASH. METHODS 52 patients with persistently elevated ALT (>40 IU/L) for >6 months with no history of significant alcohol consumption and negative serological work-up for hepatitis B and C and HIV were enrolled. Twenty-five patients were diagnosed as having NASH and their clinical, biochemical, and… CONTINUE READING