Rising Inpatient Encounters and Economic Burden for Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in the USA.

Affiliation

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Dr A160 MC 5309, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA. [Email]

Abstract

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the fastest-growing chronic liver disease. However, little is known about NAFLD inpatient resource utilization and clinical outcomes.

Keywords

Economic burden of NAFLD,NAFLD,NAFLD comorbidities and mortality,NAFLD inpatient hospitalizations,