Article Abstract

Will the magnetic resonance imaging proton density fat fraction replace liver biopsy as the gold standard for detecting steatosis?

Authors: Masato Yoneda, Kento Imajo, Atsushi Nakajima

Abstract

Accompanied with the ongoing epidemics of obesity and metabolic syndrome arising from the westernization of lifestyles, the incidence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been getting higher worldwide in the last decades (1).