NAFLD raises risk of coronary artery disease in study

06/24/2013 | HealthDay News

A study presented at the American Gastroenterological Association meeting found that patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease were at an increased risk of developing coronary artery disease. The results "suggest that patients with coronary artery disease should be screened for liver disease, and likewise [patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease] should be evaluated for coronary artery disease," said researcher Dr. Rajiv Chhabra.

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