Maarten Tushuizen (CVD)

rof. Maarten Tushuizen provides a comprehensive review on Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and why it is a multisystem disease and further goes on to evaluate their connection to type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cardiovascular disease. He also delves into the next steps of managing and diagnosing NASH and NAFLD.  

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Getting to the heart of NAFLD/NASH – the CVD perspective

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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