publication . Article . 2013

Research progress in role of iron overload in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

LI Guangming;
Open Access Chinese
  • Published: 01 Dec 2013 Journal: Linchuang Gandanbing Zazhi (issn: 1001-5256, eissn: 1001-5256, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Editorial Department of Journal of Clinical Hepatology
Abstract
Iron overload is an important research focus in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The relationship between iron overload and NAFLD is summarized from the assessment method for iron overload, relationship between iron load and hemochromatosis gene mutations, incidence of iron load in NAFLD, and relationship between iron load and progression of NAFLD; the action mechanism of iron overload in the progression of NAFLD is reviewed from the causes of iron overload, relationship between iron overload and lipid metabolism, and relationship between type of iron deposition and liver damage; the significance of iron overload in the diagnosis and treatment of NAFLD...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: digestive system diseasesnutritional and metabolic diseasesdigestive system
free text keywords: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology, RC799-869
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