Liver fat percentage does not alter risk for CV events

SAN DIEGO — Liver fat content is not associated with risk for any cardiovascular event, according to data from the Dallas Heart Study presented at the AACE Annual Scientific and Clinical Conference.“Because of the high prevalence of CV events in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), we expected to see an association between liver fat and CV events,” Minh-da Le, MD, an endocrinology fellow at University of Texas Southwestern, told Healio. “We were surprised to find no association between CVD and degree of steatosis, yet this would not be the firstRead More

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