• Sarwat Abbasi Department of Biochemistry, Ayub Medical College,Abbottabad-Pakistan
  • Saadia Sadiq Abbottabad International Medical College, Abbottabad-Pakistan
  • Nadia Haleem Department of Biochemistry, Ayub Medical college. Abbottabad-Pakistan
  • Salma Shazia Department of Forensic Medicine, Ayub Medical college. Abbottabad-Pakistan
  • Sara Jadoon Department of Anatomy, Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad-Pakistan
  • Muhammad Israr Department of Biochemistry, Bacha Khan Medical College, Mardan-Pakistan


Background: Increased serum Cholesterol level is a known risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. Derangements in serum Cholesterol levels will affect normal hepatic Cholesterol homeostasis resulting in hypercholesterolemia. Non-Alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) initially asymptomatic but can lead to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma from mild steatosis to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. The objective of this study is to find out hypercholesterolemia as a causative risk factor in NAFLD patients. This will help to prevent the development and progression of the disease. 


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