Frequency of Ischemic Heart Disease and Diabetes Mellitus in Patients having ultra-sonographic Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Authors

  • Azmat Ali Department of Medicine, KRL Hospital, G-9/1, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Umair Janjua Department of Medicine, KRL Hospital, G-9/1, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Abdur Rahman Butt Department of Medicine, KRL Hospital, G-9/1, Islamabad, Pakistan

Keywords:

Diabetes Mellitus, Ischemic heart disease (IHD), Fatty liver disease, Cross-sectional study

Abstract

Background: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the most common liver conditions globally.

Objective: This study was aimed to assess the frequency of ischemic heart disease & diabetes mellitus in patients having Fatty Liver disease.

Methods: This was cross-sectional study. It was carried out in the department of internal medicine KRL Hospital, Islamabad from May 2022 to October 2022. Patients aged 18 years and above having ultrasonographic evidence of fatty liver disease were included. All subjects were evaluated for the presence of Diabetes Mellitus and Ischemic Heart Disease. Prior ethical approval was obtained from hospital committee. Data was analysed using SPSS version 21.

Results: This study included 250 patients. 66% were female and 34% were male. Age range from 18 to 80 years with a mean of 49± 4.5. 175 (70%) had Grade I fatty liver disease on ultrasound, 63(25.2%) had Grade II fatty liver disease while 12 (4.8%) had Grade III fatty liver disease. Diabetes Mellitus was present in 145(58%) while Ischemic Heart Disease was found in 75(30%).

Conclusion: A significant relation was found between underlying fatty liver disease and Diabetes Mellitus and Ischemic Heart Disease. In view of above findinglifestyle changes becomes inevitable in all patients having underlying Fatty Liver Disease

Published

2023-12-20

How to Cite

Ali, A. ., Janjua, M. U., & Butt, A. R. . (2023). Frequency of Ischemic Heart Disease and Diabetes Mellitus in Patients having ultra-sonographic Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease . BMC Journal of Medical Sciences, 4(2), 27–30. Retrieved from https://bmcjms.org/index.php/bmcj/article/view/152

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