Current and upcoming pharmacotherapy for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

@article{Rotman2017CurrentAU,
  title={Current and upcoming pharmacotherapy for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.},
  author={Yaron Rotman and Arun J Sanyal},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2017},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={
          180-190
        }
}
Given the high prevalence and rising incidence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the absence of approved therapies is striking. Although the mainstay of treatment of NAFLD is weight loss, it is hard to maintain, prompting the need for pharmacotherapy as well. A greater understanding of disease pathogenesis in recent years was followed by development of new classes of medications, as well as potential repurposing of currently available agents. NAFLD therapies target four main… CONTINUE READING
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