Published in Hepatitis Weekly, March 6th, 2006
"NASH and ALD are extremely similar in the pathologic findings and pathogenesis. This study aimed to elucidate the difference and similarity between these diseases," wrote H. Kojima and colleagues, Nara Medical University.
"Twenty-six patients with NASH and 26 with ALD including 11 with alcoholic hepatitis underwent clinico-pathologic analysis. The visceral fat area and liver/spleen ratio, an index of the hepatic fat content, were evaluated with computed tomography. The hepatic iron deposit and...
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