Intima-media thickness and liver histology in obese children and adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

@article{Manco2010IntimamediaTA,
  title={Intima-media thickness and liver histology in obese children and adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.},
  author={Melania Manco and Giorgio Bedogni and Lidia Monti and Giuseppe Morino and Gianluigi Natali and Valerio Nobili},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2010},
  volume={209 2},
  pages={463-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between biopsy-proven non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and carotid artery intima-media thickness (CIMT) in children and adolescents. METHODS A case-control study was performed. Cases were 31 mostly obese children and adolescents, with NAFLD detected at ultrasonography, and confirmed by liver biopsy. Controls… CONTINUE READING