The role of comorbidities in NASH management: a holistic approach

Prof Jean-François Dufour, Switzerland, addresses the important problem of comorbidities in NASH management including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer. This video was filmed in Boston during the Liver meeting 2019.
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Prof Jean-François Dufour, Switzerland, addresses the important problem of comorbidities in NASH management including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer. This video was filmed in Boston during the Liver meeting 2019.

Several strategies are available for detecting cirrhosis in patients with NAFLD, but their cost effectiveness is not clear.

Prof. Francois Dufour

Prof. Francois Dufour

Jean-Francois 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 I. Arias at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA where he studied the effects of calcium signalling on bile canaliculus. He then returned to the clinic to complete a gastroenterology fellowship with Professor M. Kaplan at the New England Medical Center, also at Tufts University. In 1997, Professor Dufour established his own laboratory at the University of Bern where he is currently Clinic Director and Full Professor of Hepatology.

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