Role of radiologic modalities in the management of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.

@article{Charatcharoenwitthaya2007RoleOR,
  title={Role of radiologic modalities in the management of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.},
  author={Phunchai Charatcharoenwitthaya and Keith D Lindor},
  journal={Clinics in liver disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={37-54, viii}
}
During the last decade, the role of radiologic modalities in management of patients who have fatty liver disease has expanded. Ultrasonography has been used as a noninvasive alternative to biopsy for monitoring patients who have hepatic steatosis, but MRI is more appealing than ultrasonography to denote minor changes in hepatic fat content. Distinguishing patients who have non-alcoholic steatohepatitis from steatosis alone has become of clinical importance; however, the differences are not… CONTINUE READING

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