Increased mediastinal fat and impaired left ventricular energy metabolism in young men with newly found fatty liver.

@article{Perseghin2008IncreasedMF,
  title={Increased mediastinal fat and impaired left ventricular energy metabolism in young men with newly found fatty liver.},
  author={Gianluca Perseghin and Guido Lattuada and Francesco de Cobelli and Antonio Esposito and Elena Belloni and Georgia Ntali and Francesca Ragogna and Tamara Canu and Paola Scifo and Alessandro Del maschio and Livio Luzi},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={51-8}
}
Fatty liver is characterized by metabolic abnormalities at the liver, but also at skeletal muscle and adipose tissue sites. It is hypothesized that the heart may be suffering metabolic alterations, and this study was undertaken to ascertain whether individuals with fatty liver have left ventricular (LV) alterations of energy metabolism, structure, and… CONTINUE READING