A population-based study on the prevalence of NASH using scores validated against liver histology.

Jenni Hyysalo, Ville T Männistö, You Zhou, Johanna Arola, Vesa Kärjä, Marja Leivonen, Anne Juuti, Nabil Jaser, Susanna Lallukka, Pirjo Käkelä, Sari Venesmaa, Marko Simonen, Juha Saltevo, Leena Moilanen, Eeva Korpi-Hyövalti, Sirkka Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi, Heikki Oksa, Marju Orho-Melander, Luca Valenti, Silvia FargionJussi Pihlajamäki, Markku Peltonen, Hannele Yki-Järvinen

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Abstract

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a leading cause of chronic liver disease in Western countries. Diagnosis of NASH requires a liver biopsy. We estimated the prevalence of NASH non-invasively in a population-based study using scores validated against liver histology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)839-846
JournalJournal of Hepatology
Volume60
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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