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Dr. Kapil Chopra presents on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease & alcoholic liver disease. He reviews the history, epidemiology, risk factors, and management options.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Become familiar with the natural history of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Define the epidemiology and recognize the risk factors of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Review the various management options available to a patient with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease       

Reading Resources:

  1. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a clinical review. Dig Dis Sci. 2005 Jan;50(1):171-80.
  2. Plasma from chronic liver disease subjects exhibit differential ability to generate thrombin. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2015 Oct;26(7):844-7. doi: 10.1097/MBC.0000000000000365.
  3. Pancreatitis and E. coli O157:H7 colitis without hemolytic uremic syndrome. Dig Dis Sci. 2003 Feb;48(2):415-6.


Dr. Chopra has reported no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services care goods or services.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.

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Release Date: 2/8/2016 | Last Modified On: 2/8/2016 | Expires: 8/9/2018

This course has been expired.