Metabolic Syndrome is Associated with Health-Related Quality of Life in Suspected Patients with Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Ali Gholami, Farhad Zamani, Bayan Hosseini, Rahim Sharafkhani, Mansooreh Maadi, Zahra Moosavi Jahromi, Maryam Khazaee-pool, Masoudreza Sohrabi
  • Medical Principles and Practice, February 2018, Karger Publishers
  • DOI: 10.1159/000487397

Metabolic Syndrome and Quality of Life in Suspected Patients with nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

What is it about?

In this study, the effect of metabolic syndrome on health-related quality of life was examined in patients with suspected nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). A significant association between metabolic syndrome and Health-Related Quality of Life was observed in these patients.

Why is it important?

Health-Related Quality of Life might play an important role in the development of NASH or suspected NASH. Therefore finding could be useful in therapy and in devising health policy.

Perspectives

Ali Gholami

I think that metabolic syndrome is one of the important factors affecting the quality of life of NASH or suspected NASH patients, which should be considered in studying the quality of life of these people.

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