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Real-world data reveal a diagnostic gap in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

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Background Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of liver disease worldwide. It affects an estimated 20% of the general population, based on cohort studies of varying size and heterogeneous selection. However, the prevalence and incidence of recorded NAFLD diagnoses in unselected real-world health-care records is unknown. We harmonised health records from four major European territories and assessed age- and sex-specific point prevalence and incid... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12916-018-1103-x

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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Funding agency for:
Prieto-Alhambra, D
Grant:
Clinician Scientist award (CS-2013-13-012
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European Research Council
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FP7 Ideas 115372
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NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre
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BioMed Central
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Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Article number:
130
Publication date:
2018-08-13
Acceptance date:
2018-06-19
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ISSN:
1741-7015
Pmid:
30099968
Language:
English
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pubs:905662
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uuid:ad2e4570-b078-4acc-af53-8b48207f78ce
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pubs:905662
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905662
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2018-08-14

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