The pathological role of visceral fat accumulation in steatosis, inflammation, and progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

@article{Eguchi2010ThePR,
  title={The pathological role of visceral fat accumulation in steatosis, inflammation, and progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease},
  author={Yuichiro Eguchi and Toshihiko Mizuta and Yoshio Sumida and Eriko Ishibashi and Yoichiro Kitajima and Hiroshi Isoda and Hiroko Horie and Takaya Tashiro and Eri Iwamoto and Hirokazu Takahashi and Takuya Kuwashiro and Shu Soejima and Yasunori Kawaguchi and Yasutomo Oda and Sei SE Emura and Ryuichi Iwakiri and Iwata Ozaki and Takahisa Eguchi and Naofumi Ono and Keizo Anzai and Kazuma Fujimoto and Shunzo Koizumi},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={46},
  pages={70-78}
}
Our previous studies have indicated a close association between visceral fat accumulation and hepatic steatosis in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). This study investigated whether visceral fat accumulation was related to the pathogenesis and disease progression of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)/NAFLD. First, a total of 550 subjects who underwent a health checkup and measurement of visceral fat accumulation, done with a bioelectrical impedance analyzer (X-SCAN; Owa Medical, Fukuoka… CONTINUE READING