Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease as an independent manifestation of the metabolic syndrome: results of a US national survey in three ethnic groups.

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BACKGROUND AND AIM The metabolic syndrome (MetS) and each of its components are strongly associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). This has led many investigators to suggest that NAFLD is an independent component of the MetS. We formally tested this hypothesis using confirmatory factor analysis, which allows comparison of different models… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jgh.12106

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