Obstructive Sleep Apnea Is Associated with Liver Damage and Atherosclerosis in Patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Gaspare Parrinello, Maria Buttacavoli, Antonino Tuttolomondo, Maria Rosaria Bonsignore, Calogero Camma', Vito Di Marco, Antonio Craxi, Anna Licata, Salvatore Petta, Antonio Pinto, Anna Lo Bue, Oreste Marrone, Oreste Marrone, Adriana Salvaggio, Anna Maria Lo Bue, Daniele Torres

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Abstract

We assessed whether obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and nocturnal hypoxemia are associated with severity of liver fibrosis and carotid atherosclerosis in patients with biopsy-proven NAFLD and low prevalence of morbid obesity. Secondary aim was to explore the association of OSA and hypoxemia with NASH and severity of liver pathological changes.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1-15
Numero di pagine15
RivistaPLoS One
Volume10
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015

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