Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: assessment of non-invasive indices predicting hepatic steatosis and fibrosis

@article{Polyzos2002NonalcoholicFL,
  title={Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: assessment of non-invasive indices predicting hepatic steatosis and fibrosis},
  author={Stergios A Polyzos and Dimitrios G Goulis and Jannis Kountouras and Gesthimani Mintziori and Panagiotis Chatzis and Efstathios P Papadakis and Ilias K Katsikis and Dimitrios K Panidis},
  journal={Hormones},
  year={2002},
  volume={13},
  pages={519-531}
}
OBJECTIVEInsulin resistance contributes to the pathogenesis of both polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The main aim of the present study was the evaluation of non-invasive indices of hepatic steatosis and fibrosis in PCOS women with or without metabolic syndrome (MetS).DESIGNIn this cross-sectional study, three non-invasive indices for hepatic steatosis [NAFLD liver fat score, lipid accumulation product (LAP) and hepatic steatosis index (HIS)] and… CONTINUE READING
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