New Findings Link Obstructive Sleep Apnea to NASH and Other Liver Conditions

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common and frequently unrecognized disorder. It is often found in patients with obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, and there is growing evidence that sleep apnea is independently associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity.   Recent findings are adding an association with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, steatosis, lobular inflammation and advanced stages of fibrosis,…

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