Associations between cognitive performance and liver fibrosis in a community-based sample

Takeaway

  • In older adults, there are significant associations between evidence of liver fibrosis and poorer cognitive performance.

Why this matters

    The correlations between subclinical liver fibrosis and a range of impaired cognitive domains supports the hypothesis that liver fibrosis is a risk factor for cognitive impairment.

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