Methods for assessing intrahepatic fat content and steatosis.

E Fabbrini, Caterina Conte, F. Magkos

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Abstract

Intrahepatic fat content is increasingly being recognized as an integral part of metabolic dysfunction. This article reviews available methods for the assessment of hepatic steatosis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)474-481
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care
Volume12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Biopsy
  • Body Fat Distribution
  • Fatty Liver
  • Humans
  • Liver
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Triglycerides

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