Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease - Correlation with histology and viral hepatitis


Akyol G., ERDEM O. A. , Yilmaz G.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.26, no.12, pp.1904-1910, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Journal Name: SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1904-1910
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) involves a heterogeneous group of diseases that places some patients at risk of progression to cirrhosis. In this study, our aim was to investigate the relationships between the histopathological features of NAFLD, hepatic stellate cell activation, and capillarization to find a marker related to fibrosis, for NAFLD.