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Obesity and Fatty Liver Are 'Grease' for the Machinery of Hepatic Fibrosis

Bosserhoff, Anja K. and Hellerbrand, Claus (2011) Obesity and Fatty Liver Are 'Grease' for the Machinery of Hepatic Fibrosis. Digestive Deseases 29, pp. 377-383.

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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) starts with hepatic steatosis, which can progress with inflammation to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, and a subset of patients develop progressive fibrosis and ultimately cirrhosis. In the majority of cases, NAFLD is associated with (components of) the metabolic syndrome. Obesity, diabetes and hepatic steatosis are also independent risk factors for hepatic ...


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Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin I
Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Pathologie
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Keywords:Hepatic fibrosis, Hepatic steatosis, Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, Metabolic syndrome
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:40907
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