Intestinal Inflammation Does Not Predict Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Severity in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients

Abstract

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common cause of hepatic steatosis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Both metabolic syndrome (MetS) and intestinal inflammation are implicated in NAFLD pathogenesis. We performed a retrospective cohort study of patients with IBD and NAFLD seen in our health system from January 1997 to December… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-017-4495-0

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