Is NASH only about the liver ?

Prof Jean-François Dufour, Switzerland sheds lights on this important question.
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NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis) is not only about the liver. We really have to have the patient as a whole in perspective. They have a liver disease, they progress in the liver, they may die from liver complications but this liver disease also affects other organs. These patients are at risk of cardiovascular problems. There is not the only cause of death in these patients so we should not forget about cardiovascular patients. NASH can also be associated with cancer or liver cancer. We should also not forget about the psychological aspect of these patients. These patients are often tired, depressed and this is something that often contributes to the outcomes.

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Prof. Francois Dufour

Prof. Francois Dufour

Prof. Jean-François Dufour studied mathematics at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and received his medical degree from the Geneva Medical School. After training in internal medicine at the University Hospital Geneva and the University Hospital Bern, he joined the laboratory of Professor

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