Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 21st, 2005
According to recent research from Turkey, "The objective is to investigate the effect of obesity and hepatosteatosis on the Doppler waveform pattern of the hepatic veins. B-mode and duplex Doppler sonography of the liver and the right hepatic vein was performed in 102 obese subjects and 84 healthy volunteers. The severity of fatty infiltration was graded as mild, moderate, and severe. The flow pattern of the right hepatic vein was classified as triphasic, biphasic, and monophasic."
"The Doppler flow pattern in the right hepatic vein was triphasic in 56 (55%),...
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