The Framingham Heart Study is a project of Boston University & the National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute.
The Framingham Heart Study is a project of Boston University & the National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute.
FHS Risk Functions Congestive Heart Failure Diabetes Fatty Liver Disease Hypertension Intermittent Claudication

Fatty Liver Disease

(based on Long MT, Pedley A, Massaro JM, Hoffmann U, Ma J, Loomba R, Chung RT, Benjamin EJ. A simple clinical model predicts incident hepatic steatosis in a community-based cohort: The Framingham Heart Study. Liver Int. 2018;00:1–9. Liver Int.. 2018;00:1–9.)

Outcome
Incident fatty liver (on computed tomography scan)

Duration of follow-up
6 years

Population of interest
Participants free of fatty liver at baseline, average age 45 years

Exclusions
This score is not applicable to patients with heavy alcohol use (>7 drinks per week for women or > 14 drinks per week for men), weight ≥ 160 kg, or age ≤ 40 years for women or age ≤ 35 for men. Triglycerides were measured fasting.

Predictors

Risk Score Calculators


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