Liver stiffness worsens among NAFLD patients with stage 3 fibrosis

The annual risk for cirrhosis based on liver stiffness criteria was 7% among patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease enriched with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, according to research presented at The Digital International Liver Congress.“In this study with a midterm follow-up, the liver stiffness significantly worsened only those with stage 3 fibrosis on baseline liver biopsy,” Naga P. Chalasani, MD, from Indiana University School of Medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology, said during his presentation. “These observations might be useful in clinical practice andRead More

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