Cholestatic pattern common in NAFLD, raises risk for adverse liver events

Cholestatic pattern common in NAFLD, raises risk for adverse liver events

Patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and liver-involved fibrosis frequently had a cholestatic pattern that increased the risk for liver-related events, according to a presentation at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience.“While mild to moderate cytolysis with raised aminotransferase blood levels is a common feature of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, an increase of [alkaline phosphatase] suggesting cholestasis is less frequently observed,” Grazia Pennisi, MD, of the section of gastroenterology and hepatology at University of Palermo, Italy, said during the presentation.Read More

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