NAFLD beyond the liver

The majority of NAFLD patients die of cardiovascular disease. For this reason, management of this condition requires a multidisciplinary team. However, important misconceptions remain among primary care providers. NAFLD should be understood as part of a systemic disease characterized ...
PUBLISHED IN: Curr Hypertens Rev 2021

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The majority of NAFLD patients die of cardiovascular disease. For this reason, management of this condition requires a multidisciplinary team.

However, important misconceptions remain among primary care providers. NAFLD should be understood as part of a systemic disease characterized for abnormal accumulation of fat in tissues other than the adipose tissue, which produces organ dysfunctions.

This review by E. Godinez-Leiva et al. (University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA) “focuses on the extrahepatic manifestations of NAFLD and its metabolic and cardiovascular implications.”

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Dr. G. Bozet, MD

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