Items Tagged ‘advanced fibrosis’

April 17, 2013

Scarring May Raise Death Risk From Fatty Liver Disease

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Advanced fibrosis — or progressive scarring of the liver — is tied to higher death rates from a type of fatty liver disease found in people who drink little or no alcohol, according to a new study‚Ķ”Our findings confirm that [nonalcoholic fatty liver disease] patients without advanced fibrosis do not have higher mortality risk,” lead […]

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Tags: advanced fibrosis, Dr. W. Kim Ray, fatty liver disease, HealthDay, liver scarring, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

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