Is treatment of fatty liver effective on reducing carotid intima media thickness: A cohort study

Saeideh Ghaffarifar, Manouchehr Khoshbaten, Fattaneh Dordaei, Maryam Zareh Nahandi, Reza Javad-Rashid, Tahereh Shahnazi





Carotid; Intima Media thickness; Color Doppler Sonography; Fatty Liver


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PISSN: 2008-2258

EISSN: 2008-4234


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