Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease as a potential risk factor of cardiovascular disease.


Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the hepatic component of the metabolic syndrome. The aim of this review is to summarize the available data linking NAFLD with cardiovascular disease (CVD). The following topics are reviewed: (a) the clinical evidence linking NAFLD to increased prevalence of CVD; (b) the relationship between NAFLD (which is… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MEG.0000000000000254


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