Last updated on May 2019

Interval Training Versus Electro Acupuncture on Liver Functions in Patients With Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease


Brief description of study

in this study, the investigators compare the effect of interval training exercise and electroacupuncture on liver functions in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients

Detailed Study Description

fifty patients suffering from Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) will be recruited in this study with age ranged from 30-55 years old from both sexes, chosen from internal medicine department at Kasr El Aini hospital and from the outpatient clinic of nutrition and cardiovascular disorders at the faculty of Physical Therapy Cairo University, they were divided in to two groups:Group (1):

Twenty-five patients suffering from Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and taking their standard medications In addition to electroacupuncture at points of LR3 (Taichong), LR14 (Qimen), GB 34(Yanglingquan) and ST36 (Zu San Li). Group (2):

Twenty-five patients suffering from Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease(NAFLD) and taking their standard medications in addition to aerobic interval training exercise.Lab investigations of:

Aspartate aminotransferase (AST), Alanine aminotransferase (ALT), Triglycerides (TG) and C-reactive protein (CRP).to judge liver functions

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03936803

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