Harmful effect of adipose tissue on liver lesions in patients with alcoholic liver disease.

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Adipose tissue is an important source of cytokines. Excess weight is an independent risk factor for steatosis, acute alcoholic hepatitis (AAH), and cirrhosis in patients with alcoholic liver disease (ALD). In this study, we investigated the role of adipose tissue in human ALD. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty patients with ALD underwent liver… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhep.2010.01.029

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@article{Naveau2010HarmfulEO, title={Harmful effect of adipose tissue on liver lesions in patients with alcoholic liver disease.}, author={Sylvie Naveau and Anne-Marie Cassard-Doulcier and Micheline Njik{\'e}-Nakseu and Laurence Bouchet-Delbos and Nad{\'e}ge Barri-Ova and H{\'e}dia Boujedidi and Barbara Dauvois and Axel Balian and Sophie Ma{\^i}tre and Sophie Pr{\'e}v{\^o}t and Ibrahim Dagher and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Agostini and Liliane Grangeot-Keros and Dominique Emilie and Gabriel Perlemuter}, journal={Journal of hepatology}, year={2010}, volume={52 6}, pages={895-902} }