fatty

(redirected from fatty liver disease)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms.

fatty

1. containing, consisting of, or derived from fat
2. (esp of tissues, organs, etc.) characterized by the excessive accumulation of fat
References in periodicals archive ?
An article published in 2010 in The New England Journal of Medicine indicated that people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease are more likely than those without it to have build-ups of cholesterol-filled plaque in their arteries, the blood vessels that supply the heart.
Further researches are needed on effect of resveratrol on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Material and Methods: Seventy three adults of either gender were consecutively inducted after diagnosis of non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) on ultrasonography (USG).
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) currently affects more than 30% of people in the US.
He said: "Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is already the most common underlying cause of liver transplant in the USA and, with the obesity epidemic in Europe, we are very close behind.
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease independent of metabolic risk factors, such as diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia.
Potential for Dietary I-3 Fatty Acids to Prevent Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Reduce the Risk of Primary Liver Cancer.
USA], August 22 ( ANI ): There may be no magical solution treating liver cancer or fatty liver disease, but knowing the right targets will help science develop the most effective treatments.
Doctors aren't entirely sure why people develop non-alcoholic fatty liver disease but there are other health problems it's been linked to, including obesity, insulin resistance, high blood sugar and high levels of fat in the blood,(http://www.
Khalid Mahmood said that alcoholic fatty liver disease is seen very common in our practice and it eventually leads to cirrhosis of liver.
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is defined as histopathological fat accumulation of > 5% of the liver weight.