FEATURES OF ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION COMBINED WITH OBESITY ACCORDING TO NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE (STEATOSIS AND STEATOHEPATITIS)

Keywords: arterial hypertension, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, metabolic syndrome, obesity

Abstract

This research was aimed to estimate the course of hypertension on the background of obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease according to its stages (steatosis and steatohepatitis). Ninety patients were evaluated for anthropometric, general-clinical, laboratory, instrumental and immune-enzymatic research methods. With USG, the most characteristic features of fatty liver infiltration and the criteria for the distinction of steatosis from steatohepatitis were revealed, and on the basis of them 2 groups were formed. Thus, the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease to the stage of steatohepatitis was accompanied by a more pronounced increase in blood pressure larger in comparison with steatosis of mass index of myocardium and anterior-posterior size of the left atrium, indicating the progression of structural myocardial disorders. Therefore, the presence of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in patients with hypertension can be regarded as unfavorable prognostic criteria for the development of heart failure. In the presence of steatohepatitis, more marked changes in lipidograms were noticed for Low-Density Lipoprotein and Triglyceride values and a violation of the functional state of the liver with a cytolytic syndrome on the activity of AST and ALT and the total bilirubin, which may contribute to the progression of liver damage.

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2021-11-12
How to Cite
Bochar, O., & Bochar, V. (2021). FEATURES OF ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION COMBINED WITH OBESITY ACCORDING TO NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE (STEATOSIS AND STEATOHEPATITIS). Scientific Journal of Polonia University, 46(3), 208-214. https://doi.org/10.23856/4627
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HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT, DEVELOPMENT