Radiologic evaluation of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

  title={Radiologic evaluation of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.},
  author={Seung Soo Lee and Seong Ho Park},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={20 23},
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a frequent cause of chronic liver diseases, ranging from simple steatosis to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)-related liver cirrhosis. Although liver biopsy is still the gold standard for the diagnosis of NAFLD, especially for the diagnosis of NASH, imaging methods have been increasingly accepted as noninvasive alternatives to liver biopsy. Ultrasonography is a well-established and cost-effective imaging technique for the diagnosis of hepatic… CONTINUE READING
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