Diagnosis

NASH/NAFLD requires a positive diagnosis to be made, these videos explain more on how this disease can be diagnosed.

Non-Invasive Evaluation of NAFLD Severity

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) are a leading cause of liver diseases worldwide, including hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). In this review on non-invasive evaluation, Prof. Jérôme Boursier, France, presents a meta analysis focusing on the identification of patients with high risk profile and in need of specific management. Dr. Boursier reviews the two major families of non-invasive tests and discusses the sequential use of tests recommended in the EASL guidelines 2021.
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Cancers and NASH

Dr. Jean-François Dufour (Switzerland) reviews the association between cancers and NASH, where he highlights the causes of death in NAFLD patients, in which cardiovascular diseases and non-liver cancer with 38.3% and 18.7% are identified as some of the major causes.
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Prof.-Manuel-Romero-Gomez

Imaging biomarkers in NAFLD: Could they avoid liver biopsy

There is a need for new biomarkers that allow the detection and quantification of liver diseases supported on the measurement of fat, iron, fibrosis, inflammation. Dr Romero-Gomez presents a state-of-the-art video on imaging biomarkers with the pros and cons for each technology. For daily practice, he also suggests a diagnosis algorithm
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Biomarkers in NASH

Prof. Rautou, France, discusses a critical component of the diagnosis and management of NASH: biomarkers. There are 2 aspects: fibrosis and diagnosis. Diagnosis is a field of investigations. Microvesicles could play a role.
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