Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in menopausal women.

  title={Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in menopausal women.},
  author={Gesira Soares de Assis Florentino and Helma Pinchemel Cotrim and Consu{\^e}lo Padilha Vilar and Andr{\'e} Vin{\'i}cius de Assis Florentino and Geruza Maria Almeida Guimar{\~a}es and Victorino Spinelli Toscano Barreto},
  journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia},
  volume={50 3},
CONTEXT Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is common in postmenopausal women. It is associated with metabolic syndrome. However, the influence of hormone replacement therapy in NAFLD development in these women needs to be investigated. This study aimed to describe the clinical characteristics of NAFLD in postmenopausal women, and the relationship between hormone replacement therapy and this disease. METHODS From April 2009 to April 2011, 292 postmenopausal women from National Health… CONTINUE READING