Quantifying hepatic steatosis - more than meets the eye.

AIMS The non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) activity score (NAS) is the histological tool used to assess disease severity based on steatosis, inflammation and hepatocyte ballooning. As steatosis contributes up to three of a potential eight points to NAS, it is important to quantify steatosis accurately. We sought to determine the optimum histological… CONTINUE READING