Colorectal neoplasms in relation to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in Korean women: a retrospective cohort study.

@article{Lee2012ColorectalNI,
  title={Colorectal neoplasms in relation to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in Korean women: a retrospective cohort study.},
  author={Young In Lee and Young-Suk Lim and Hye Soon Park},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={91-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Metabolic syndrome has been associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is regarded as a hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome. We investigated whether NAFLD is associated with colorectal neoplasms in Korean women. METHODS This retrospective cohort study included data from 5517 women, aged 35-80 years, who underwent life insurance company health examinations between July 2002 and June 2006. Fatty liver disease was… CONTINUE READING

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