IJRMHS VOLUME 33

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ISSN 2307-2083

 IJRMHS VOLUME 33

Title

SONOGRAPHIC FINDINGS OF NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASES AMONG DIABETIC SUBJECTS ATTENDING A DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN GHANA

Author/s Twum-Barima, Atinga Ba-Etilayoo, Ofori Eric Kwasi, Anim-Sampong Samuel
Source International Journal of Research in Medical and Health Sciences pg 1-7 Vol 33. No. 01– 2019
Abstract

The liver plays a critical role of producing essential substances and riding the body from toxins. Because of this, the liver is commonly affected by diseases such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, alcoholic liver disease (ALD) and nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD). These often pose a threat to the quality of life of the individual. Diagnosis of NAFLD is either by imaging, histology and by biochemical markers. The study was prospective, cross-sectional and quasi-experimental with 148 diabetic patients participating using …….

Keywords Sonographic Findings, Nonalcoholic Liver Diseases, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
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