The Inflamed Liver and Atherosclerosis: A Link Between Histologic Severity of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Increased Cardiovascular Risk

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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease in the Western world. It encompasses a spectrum of disease ranging from simple steatosis to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Growing evidence links NAFLD to cardiovascular (CV) disease; however, the association between the histologic severity of NAFLD and CV risk remains… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-009-1075-y

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@article{Alkhouri2009TheIL, title={The Inflamed Liver and Atherosclerosis: A Link Between Histologic Severity of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Increased Cardiovascular Risk}, author={Naim Alkhouri and Tarek I Abu-Rajab Tamimi and Lisa M. Yerian and Rocio MS Lopez and Nizar N. Zein and Ariel E Feldstein}, journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences}, year={2009}, volume={55}, pages={2644-2650} }