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Hepatic steatosis and fibrosis: Non-invasive assessment.

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Chronic liver disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and usually develops over many years, as a result of chronic inflammation and scarring, resulting in end-stage liver disease and its complications. The progression of disease is characterised by ongoing inflammation and consequent fibrosis, although hepatic steatosis is increasingly being recognised as an important pathological feature of disease, rather than being simply an innocent bystander. However, the current go...

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Peer reviewed
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10.3748/wjg.v22.i45.9880

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Karanjia, RN More by this author
Crossey, MME More by this author
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ORCID:
0000-0002-9828-7235
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Target Discovery Institute
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National Institute for Health Research More from this funder
Wellcome Trust More from this funder
Sir Halley Stewart Trust More from this funder
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Publisher:
Baidisheng Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
World journal of gastroenterology Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
45
Pages:
9880-9897
Publication date:
2016-12-05
Acceptance date:
2016-11-15
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EISSN:
2219-2840
ISSN:
1007-9327
Pubs id:
pubs:831996
URN:
uri:1be2ac05-4663-49b7-b4dd-5462e5f5c820
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uuid:1be2ac05-4663-49b7-b4dd-5462e5f5c820
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pubs:831996

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