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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and progression of coronary artery calcium score: a retrospective cohort study
  1. Dong Hyun Sinn1,
  2. Danbee Kang2,
  3. Yoosoo Chang3,4,5,
  4. Seungho Ryu3,4,5,
  5. Seonhye Gu6,
  6. Hyunkyoung Kim6,
  7. Donghyeong Seong2,
  8. Soo Jin Cho7,
  9. Byoung-Kee Yi2,8,
  10. Hyung-Doo Park9,
  11. Seung Woon Paik1,
  12. Young Bin Song1,10,
  13. Mariana Lazo10,
  14. Joao A C Lima10,
  15. Eliseo Guallar10,
  16. Juhee Cho2,3,5,10,
  17. Geum-Youn Gwak1
  1. 1Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
  2. 2Department of Health Science and Technology, SAIHST, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
  3. 3Center for Cohort Studies, Total Healthcare Screening Center, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
  4. 4Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
  5. 5Department of Clinical Research Design and Evaluation, SAIHST, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
  6. 6Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology Center, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
  7. 7Center for Health Promotion, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
  8. 8Department of Medical Informatics, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
  9. 9Department of Laboratory Medicine and Genetics, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
  10. 10Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, USA
  1. Correspondence to Professor Geum-Youn Gwak, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 81 Irwon-ro, Gangnam-Gu, Seoul 06351, South Korea; gy.gwak{at}samsung.com or Professor Juhee Cho, Department of Clinical Research Design and Evaluation, SAIHST, Sungkyunkwan University, 81 Irwon-ro, Gangnam-Gu, 06351, Seoul, South Korea; jcho{at}skku.edu

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  • DHS and DK contributed equally.

  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it published Online First. Professor Cho has been added as co-corresponding author.

  • Contributors DHS and G-YG designed the study. DK, SG, HK, DS, SJC and B-KY collected the data. DK, SG, HK, EG and JC performed the data analysis. DHS, DK, YC, SR, H-DP, SWP, YBS, ML, JL, EG, JC and G-YG wrote the final report. All authors contributed to critical revision of the final report. JC and G-YG are guarantors. All the authors had full access to all of the data and can take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Methods, Study population.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • DHS and DK contributed equally.

  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it published Online First. Professor Cho has been added as co-corresponding author.

  • Contributors DHS and G-YG designed the study. DK, SG, HK, DS, SJC and B-KY collected the data. DK, SG, HK, EG and JC performed the data analysis. DHS, DK, YC, SR, H-DP, SWP, YBS, ML, JL, EG, JC and G-YG wrote the final report. All authors contributed to critical revision of the final report. JC and G-YG are guarantors. All the authors had full access to all of the data and can take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Methods, Study population.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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