NAFLD Adult Prospective MRI Study: 42% Prevalence

From Jeff Schwimmer Twitter feed:

Prevalence of Fatty Liver Disease in NE Germany Based on MRI RSNA Radiology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2017161228

Excerpt from abstract:

From 2008 to 2013, 2561 white participants (1336 women; median age, 52 years; 25th and 75th quartiles, 42 and 62 years) were prospectively recruited to the Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP). Complex chemical shift–encoded magnetic resonance (MR) examination of the liver was performed, from which PDFF and R2* were assessed…

Prevalence of fatty liver diseases was 42.2% (1082 of 2561 participants); mild, 28.5% (730 participants); moderate, 12.0% (307 participants); high content, 1.8% (45 participants).

Vincent Van Gogh, Portrait de l’artiste, Musee d’ Orsay

 

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