Search Tag: NAFLD

IMAGING Management

Fatty Liver, Heart Disease Link in Obese People

2016 28 Jan

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) can increase risks of cardiovascular disease and heart failure in obese individuals, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology . Investigators say the findings add more support to the importance of dietary interventions in such patients. NAFLD — also known as hepatic steatosis — is the most... Read more

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MRI Technique for NAFLD in Children

2015 06 Feb

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine have tested a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based technique to better detect and evaluate nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in children. The new method is known as magnitude-based MRI, which was previously developed by researchers in the UC San Diego Liver Imaging Group, to estimate liver... Read more