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Mechanisms and implications of age-related changes in the liver: nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease in the elderly

Gan, Lay; Chitturi, Shivakumar; Farrell, Geoffrey


Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is hepatic steatosis associated with metabolic abnormalities such as overweight/central obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes (T2D), and dyslipidemia. NAFLD is becoming the most common liver disease in contemporary society, with the highest prevalence in those over 60 years. NAFLD pathology ranges from simple steatosis to a necroinflammatory fibrosing disorder called steatohepatitis (SH), the latter associated with high risk of developing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
DOI: 10.1155/2011/831536


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