Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and COPD: is it time to cross the diaphragm?


What is NAFLD? The term “NAFLD” describes a clinicopathological spectrum of alcohol-like conditions spanning simple steatosis (ectopic, intrahepatocytic accumulation of triglycerides) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) (steatosis plus hepatocyte degeneration and lobular inflammation) with or without fibrosis, cirrhosis and primary liver cancer [2]. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1183/13993003.00546-2017


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