Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is associated with coronary artery calcification.

@article{Kim2012NonalcoholicFL,
  title={Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is associated with coronary artery calcification.},
  author={Donghee Kim and Su-Yeon Choi and Eun Ha Park and Whal Lee and Jin Hwa Kang and W Ray Kim and Yoon Jun Kim and Jung-Hwan Yoon and Sook Hyang Jeong and Dong Ho Lee and Hyo-suk Lee and Joseph R Larson and Terry M. Therneau},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={605-13}
}
UNLABELLED Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is related to risk factors of coronary artery disease, such as dyslipidemia, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome, which are closely linked with visceral adiposity. The aim of this study was to investigate whether NAFLD was associated with coronary artery calcification (CAC), which is used as a surrogate marker for coronary atherosclerosis independent of computed tomography (CT)-measured visceral adiposity. Out of 5,648 subjects who visited one of… CONTINUE READING
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