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Characterisation of liver fat in the UK Biobank cohort.

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and the risk of progression to steatohepatitis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma have been identified as major public health concerns. We have demonstrated the feasibility and potential value of measuring liver fat content by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in a large population in this study of 4,949 participants (aged 45-73 years) in the UK Biobank imaging enhancement. Despite requirements for only a single (≤3min) scan of each subject, liver fat was...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0172921

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Wilman, HR More by this author
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Oxford, MSD, RDM, RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Garratt, S More by this author
Matthews, PM More by this author
Milanesi, M More by this author
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
2
Pages:
e0172921
Publication date:
2017-02-05
Acceptance date:
2017-02-10
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ISSN:
1932-6203
Pubs id:
pubs:684084
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uri:0f6a34fa-3127-499f-a2a9-3fcaa22df5a3
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uuid:0f6a34fa-3127-499f-a2a9-3fcaa22df5a3
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pubs:684084
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English
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