Circulating micro-RNA diagnoses NASH in patients with NAFLD

Circulating micro-RNA diagnoses NASH in patients with NAFLD

Combined serum circulating micro-RNA served as a novel biomarker for the diagnosis of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to research published in Nature Scientific Reports.“Developing noninvasive tools for evaluating NAFLD severity is an emerging interest of hepatologists, especially for the discrimination of NASH or advanced fibrosis among NAFLD. … For noninvasive diagnosis of NASH, several serologic markers were investigated, but the diagnostic accuracy of those markers was limited,” Tae Hyung Kim, Korea University CollegeRead More

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