Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the Western Cape: a descriptive analysis.

@article{Kruger2010NonalcoholicFL,
  title={Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the Western Cape: a descriptive analysis.},
  author={Frederik Cornelis Kruger and Craig Daniels and Mark Kidd and Gillaum Swart and Karen Brundyn and Craig van Rensburg and Maritha J. Kotze},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={2010},
  volume={100 3},
  pages={168-71}
}
BACKGROUND Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most prevalent chronic liver disease in Western countries, but the disease profile has not yet been described in South Africa. NAFLD affects all spheres of society, especially the poorest and least educated. Aim. To investigate the demographics and clinical and biochemical features of South African patients diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) in the Western Cape, South Africa. DESIGN… CONTINUE READING
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