Magnetic resonance helps detect, quantify fat in liver

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Magnetic resonance helps detect, quantify fat in liver

Excess weight causes important alterations in an organism, one of which affects liver function. Fat accumulates in the liver producing hepatic steatosis which can cause inflammation, fibrosis and cirrhosis. To date, the most reliable method for determining hepatic fat has been hepatic biopsy. Imaging techniques such as abdominal ecography detect, bSee Original Article

One third of patients enter hospital malnourished

About one in three patients enters the hospital with malnutrition, according to registered dietitians at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital of Loyola University Health System. This can lead to poor patient outcomes and longer hospital stays.
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