Special Issue "Thyroid Hormones and NAFLD: New Insights"
A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Molecular Pathology, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2020).
Interests: nonalcoholic fatty liver disease; metabolic syndrome; obesity; atherosclerosis and NAFLD; PCOS and NAFLD; HCV-related chronic hepatitis; HCV-related arthritis; therapy of liver cirrhosis; portal hypertension; hepatic encephalopathy; imaging ultrasonography of liver and spleen; psoriatic arthritis and NAFLD; cytokines in obesity
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Thyroid hormones (TH) control several metabolic activities related to anabolism or catabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids in order to maintain homeostasis under different physiological conditions. Imbalance of TH levels in the body is associated with multiple chronic diseases, including diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, and liver-related disorders. Recent research provides strong evidence that both overt hypothyroidism and subclinical hypothyroidism are associated, among others, with cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease, illnesses often present in patients suffering from advanced forms of NAFLD, the reason many researchers have drawn special attention to the association between TH and NAFLD. Accordingly, a number of observational studies have suggested a strong correlation between hypothyroidism and NAFLD, though there are also studies pointing out that there is no correlation.
Prof. Giovanni Tarantino
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- THS levels
- Subclinical hypothyroidism
- Overt hypothyroidism
- Independent risk factor
- Thyroid function parameters in NAFLD patients
- Liver cancer
- Replacement therapy in NAFLD
- Metabolic syndrome
- Cytokines levels
- ROS and lipid per oxidation