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Hepatic iron is the major determinant of serum ferritin in NAFLD patients.

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Background and Aims

Elevated serum ferritin is common in NAFLD, and is associated with more advanced disease and increased mortality. Hyperferritinemia in NAFLD is often attributed to inflammation, while in other conditions ferritin closely reflects body iron stores. The aim of this study was to clarify the underlying cause of hyperferritinemia in NAFLD.

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Ferritin levels were examined with markers of iron status, inflammation and liver injury across the cli...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/liv.13513

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM - Investigative Medicine Division
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Liver International Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
1
Pages:
164-173
Publication date:
2017-07-05
Acceptance date:
2017-06-28
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EISSN:
1478-3231
ISSN:
1478-3223
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:707635
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uuid:7ee778e3-07c3-4a47-a864-d07a00d8b735
Local pid:
pubs:707635
Deposit date:
2017-07-31

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