NAFLD and CV disease among US adults

In this study, S. Ciardullo et al. (Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy) present a population-based cross-sectional study including 2734 US adults using data from the 2017-2018 cycle of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey The authors show that “patients with NAFLD have....
PUBLISHED IN: Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2021

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In this study, S. Ciardullo et al. (Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy) present a population-based cross-sectional study including 2734 US adults using data from the 2017-2018 cycle of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
The authors show that “patients with NAFLD have a worse cardio-metabolic risk profile and a higher prevalence of CVD. Nonetheless, the association between VCTE-diagnosed NAFLD and liver fibrosis and CVD was not significant after adjustment for known cardiovascular risk factors.”

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