Fuzhen Wan
Menzies Research Institute
Internal medicineUltrasoundSteatosisFatty liverDiseasePopulationSuprailiac Skinfold ThicknessNon alcoholicIncidence (epidemiology)MedicineGastroenterology
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Abstract Background and Aims The incidence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is increasing in young populations. However, there are inadequate data regarding diagnosis of NAFLD. We aimed to validate three scoring systems against a previous standard of suprailiac skinfold thickness for diagnosing NAFLD in population-based adolescents. Methods Seventeen-year-old adolescents (n = 899), participating in the Raine Study, attended a cross-sectional follow-up. NAFLD was diagnosed using liver...
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