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Health from the Heart | Imaging to Detect and Prevent Progress of Fatty Liver- Discussion

In this conversation, Dr Rijo Mathew Choorakuttil and Dr Rajas Chaubal discuss fatty liver disease from an imaging perspective and introduce the nationwide initiative of the Preventive Radiology Committee of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association to tackle this new epidemic in India. Hear them explain the common ultrasound modalities used to assess fatty liver, their advantages and a broad overview of how the Preventive Radiology of IRIA has planned the nationwide program to address fatty liver in India.
Dr Praveen Nirmalan

Written by Dr Praveen Nirmalan

Dr. Nirmalan did his basic medical education from Thrissur, Kerala and followed it with a PG Diploma in Ophthalmology from Aravind Eye Care System, Madurai and a Vitreo-retinal Fellowship from Mumbai. Subsequently, he completed his MPH and a Public Health Ophthalmology Fellowship from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in the USA. He has led community-based and clinical research in some of the top eye care institutes of India and led a clinical research program at a top tier obstetric and neonate institute as well. He has experience chairing Ethics Committees and has helped with the setting up of Institutional Review Boards. Besides mentoring clinical faculty, he has mentored DNB and PhD students through their dissertation work and research methods.

Health from the Heart| Hypertension in Pregnancy- Conversation

Imaging in Preventive Medicine- Individualized Prevention & Early Interventions: A White Paper of the National Preventive Radiology Committee of Indian Radiological Imaging Association (IRIA)