Gaps in Recognition and Evaluation of Incidentally Identified Hepatic Steatosis

@article{Wright2014GapsIR,
  title={Gaps in Recognition and Evaluation of Incidentally Identified Hepatic Steatosis},
  author={Andrew P. Wright and Amit P. Desai and Surabhi Bajpai and Lindsay Y. King and Dushyant V. Sahani and Kathleen E Corey},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={60},
  pages={333-338}
}
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the most common cause of liver disease, is frequently diagnosed incidentally on imaging. The goal of the present study was to characterize rates of documentation and evaluation of incidentally identified steatosis. Adults who underwent abdominal computed tomography with incidentally reported steatosis from January 2008 to October 2011 and with ≥1 primary care appointment within 14 months following imaging were included. One hundred twenty-seven… CONTINUE READING
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