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  • biopsy
  • The authors stated that based on their findings, liver biopsy could potentially be avoided for 458 out of every 1,000 patients. (appliedradiology.com)
  • These patients underwent a non-targeted liver biopsy at either the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham or the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh between February 2014 and September 2015. (appliedradiology.com)
  • In Study I liver fat content was measured by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS), in Study II by either biopsy or 1H-MRS, and in Study III in 75% by 1H-MRS and in 25% by biopsy. (helsinki.fi)
  • acids
  • The exact methodology is not wholly understood, but when adipocytes engage in lipolysis it brings free fatty acids (FFA) to the liver. (ndnr.com)
  • The main cause is the induction of insulin resistance, which leads to a defect in insulin suppression of free fatty acids (FAAs) disposal. (genome.jp)
  • Under physiological conditions, the low steady-state triglyceride concentrations in the liver are attributable to a precise balance between acquisition by uptake of non-esterified fatty acids from the plasma and by de novo lipogenesis, versus triglyceride disposal by fatty acid oxidation and by the secretion of triglyceride-rich lipoproteins. (harvard.edu)
  • Greater uptake rates of plasma non-esterified fatty acids are attributable to increased release from an expanded mass of adipose tissue as a consequence of diminished insulin responsiveness. (harvard.edu)
  • enzymes
  • Coffee supplementation reduced cholesterol levels, enzymes which increase during liver injury and regulate the permeability of the intestine. (medindia.net)
  • Obese and diabetic patients had elevated liver enzymes and enlarged livers virtually identical to those typically seen in alcoholics , but most of them insisted they were not drinking excessively. (verywell.com)
  • Researchers
  • Using the Fatty Liver Index (FLI) a well-validated biomarker, researchers observed that fatty liver is associated with thickness in the major blood vessels in the neck -- a pre-atherosclerotic problem that predicts heart disease events. (medindia.net)
  • Strict monitoring of cardiovascular disease recommended when managing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, the researchers suggested. (medindia.net)
  • The October, 2008 issue of the American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology reported the finding of researchers at the University of South Florida Health Sciences Center in Tampa of a protective effect for resveratrol against alcoholic fatty liver disease in mice. (lifeextension.com)
  • Rapid rise in liver deaths highlights new challenges in treatment and prevention despite gains in fighting hepatitis C, researchers say. (uofmhealth.org)
  • Pharmacology
  • Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) shows the potential to potentially become a single examination that can rule out significant liver disease, according to an article in a March issue of Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics . (appliedradiology.com)
  • Hepatology
  • EASL is the leading liver association in Europe, it attracts the foremost hepatology experts and has an impressive track record in promoting research in liver disease, supporting wider education and promoting changes in European liver policy. (eurekalert.org)
  • metabolism
  • This is a rare inherited systemic disorder of copper metabolism, affecting the liver mainly before other organs. (medindia.net)
  • Laboratory research has associated alcoholic fatty liver with the inhibition of two signaling molecules, sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) and AMP-activated kinase (AMPK), which regulate the liver's fat metabolism pathways. (lifeextension.com)
  • We don't yet understand the changes that occur in the nervous system, however, they are crucial in the acute and long-term regulation of liver metabolism. (eurekalert.org)
  • prevents
  • Your liver prevents the pollutants from the food you eat, the air you breathe, and waste from overwhelming your system and shutting you down permanently. (alternative-doctor.com)
  • normal liver
  • 5.6% [ 7 , 8 ], but note that the definition of normal liver fat content depends on the assessment method. (mdpi.com)