Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), both with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Cardiac autonomic dysfunction is a risk factor for CVD morbidity and mortality. The aim of this pilot study was to assess whether there is an association between NAFLD and impaired cardiac autonomic function.

Association between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and impaired cardiac sympathetic/parasympathetic balance in subjects with and without type 2 diabetes-The Cooperative Health Research in South Tyrol (CHRIS)-NAFLD sub-study

Targher, Giovanni
;
Mantovani, Alessandro;
2021

Abstract

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), both with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Cardiac autonomic dysfunction is a risk factor for CVD morbidity and mortality. The aim of this pilot study was to assess whether there is an association between NAFLD and impaired cardiac autonomic function.
CANS
Cardiac autonomic nervous system
NAFLD
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Parasympathetic
Sympathetic
Type 2 diabetes
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