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Used in the clinical management of patients with chronic liver disease, LiverMultiScan is the only imaging test cleared to detect early-stage liver disease.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is generally seen |in people who are aged around 40 and over, but also in younger people.
Deputy Health Minister Vaughan Gething says excessive alcohol consumption continues to be the biggest cause of liver disease in Wales.
This was stated by Prof Amir Latif who is one of the two professors of liver diseases and transplantation in the country and currently serving as professor of liver transplantation in Liver Transplant Unit of Kidney Center in Sheikh Zayed Hospital (SZH).
Muhammad Amir of Liver diseases of Kidney centre of Shaikh Zaid Hospital (SZH) while talking to reporter here on Sunday.
Fatty liver disease is characterized by the presence of fat in the liver along with inflammation and damage in people who drink little or no alcohol.
In an experimental tour de force, researchers analyzed liver samples from 27 obese individuals with different stages of NAFLD, 18 healthy obese individuals without liver disease, and 18 normal-weight individuals without liver disease.
Although these figures may seem relatively small, the fact 115 young people in our region were admitted into North-east hospitals with alcohol-related liver disease in the past year is terrifying.
Alcohol-related liver disease does not usually cause any symptoms until the liver has been extensively damaged but starts with fat deposits in the liver leading to inflammation, fibrosis and ultimately liver failure from cirrhosis.
This indicates that there is excessive cholesterol production in the liver when one develops fatty liver disease," said lead investigator Arun Sanyal, M.
Every contribution helps to make a real difference to the lives of families affected by liver disease.
According to some stats cited in the article, about one-third of the US population has nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.