High prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with a first episode of acute ischemic stroke. Impact on disability and death

Lidia Canillas; Agnes Soriano Varela; Ana Rodríguez-Campello; Eva Giralt-Steinhauer; Elisa Cuadrado-Godia; Teresa Broqueta. Front Endocrinol. 2022 Dec 16;13:1003878.. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2022.1003878. eCollection 2022.


Conclusion: Presence of NAFLD did not impact on disability and death after the stroke. However, patients with a first episode of stroke showed a high prevalence of NAFLD, especially at intermediate ages, and therefore, screening for NAFLD should be advisable.

Funding: Supported in part by “RICORS-ICTUS RD21/0006/0021)”grant, funded by Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) and cofunded by the European Union.