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Abstract #2579

Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Assessment in Obese and Non-obese Pregnant Women with Water-Fat MRI

Stephanie A Giza1, Simran Sethi1, Takashi Hashimoto2,3, Barbra de Vrijer2,4, and Charles A McKenzie1,2

1Medical Biophysics, Western University, London, ON, Canada, 2Division of Maternal, Fetal and Newborn Health, Children's Health Research Institute, London, ON, Canada, 3Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kagoshima City Hospital, Kagoshima, Japan, 4Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Western University, London, ON, Canada

Proton density fat fraction (PDFF) was used to assess fatty liver of pregnant women with normal and obese body mass indexes (BMI). No significant difference was found in the mean hepatic PDFF between the two groups (p=0.28). One normal BMI woman and one obese woman had elevated hepatic PDFF measurements.

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