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Age-related decrease in skeletal muscle mass is an independent risk factor for incident nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a 10-

Lee et al.
Used Parameters : ASM, %ASM, PBF

Publication Year : 2019

Country : Korea

Journal : Gut and Liver

Methods We conducted a retrospective cohort study involving 4,398 initially NAFLD-free subjects who underwent routine health examinations during 2004 to 2005 and returned for a follow-up during 2014 to 2015. Their body composition was measured by bioelectrical impedance analysis, and fatty liver was diagnosed by abdominal ultrasonography. Results At the 10-year follow-up, 591 out of 4,398 participants (13.4%) had developed NAFLD. In men and women, both increased fat mass and decreased appendicular skeletal muscle …
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