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Measurement of liver iron by magnetic resonance imaging in the UK Biobank population

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The burden of liver disease continues to increase in the UK, with liver cirrhosis reported to be the third most common cause of premature death. Iron overload, a condition that impacts liver health, was traditionally associated with genetic disorders such as hereditary haemochromatosis, however, it is now increasingly associated with obesity, type-2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of elevated levels of liver iron within the UK...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0209340

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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
12
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Article: e0209340
Publication date:
2018-12-21
Acceptance date:
2018-12-04
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ISSN:
1932-6203
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pubs:954786
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uri:c5fa8043-7c8c-4bcd-b82c-af592024c0f3
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uuid:c5fa8043-7c8c-4bcd-b82c-af592024c0f3
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pubs:954786
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English

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