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By David Johnson MD

ISBN-10: 1416027823

ISBN-13: 9781416027829

Many sufferers who're noticeable by means of gastroenterologists are obese or overweight. in addition, gastroenterologists frequently are consulted to aid deal with obesity-related gastrointestinal illnesses or gastrointestinal issues of weight-loss remedy. consequently, it will be important for gastroenterologists to appreciate the main medical matters linked to weight problems which are mentioned during this issue.  In addition, gastroenterologists supplies a precious medical carrier through turning into actively interested in assisting their overweight sufferers drop some pounds.

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The AST value tends to be at least twice the ALT value in many patients with alcoholinduced steatohepatitis, whereas this pattern of liver enzyme values generally does not occur until patients with NASH develop cirrhosis. Therefore, the AST/ALT ratio may be helpful in identifying patients in whom alcohol abuse is the etiology of steatohepatitis.

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