Fatty Liver Disease More Common Among People With PH

Fatty Liver Disease More Common Among People With PH

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Fatty Liver Disease More Common Among People With PH

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) — an umbrella term for conditions caused by a buildup of fat in the liver — is about twice as common among people who have pulmonary hypertension (PH) than among those who do not, a review of almost 19,000 people has shown. The finding raises awareness about the coexistence of liver conditions and argues for potential liver-screening programs in patients with PH, especially in women and those older than 80.…

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