Prevalence and correlates of suspected nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in Chinese American children.

@article{Malespin2015PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and correlates of suspected nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in Chinese American children.},
  author={Miguel H Malespin and Brett Sleesman and Alan F. Lau and Shirley S. Wong and Scott J Cotler},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  year={2015},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={
          345-9
        }
}
GOALS The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and clinical correlates of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in children of Chinese immigrants. BACKGROUND NAFLD is increasing in prevalence and is frequently identified in children. High rates of NAFLD were found in adult Chinese immigrants. However, there are limited data regarding NAFLD in Chinese American children. STUDY Clinical and laboratory data were collected from 407 children, aged 6 to 18 years, who had routine… CONTINUE READING
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