Endpoints and clinical trial design for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

@article{Sanyal2011EndpointsAC,
  title={Endpoints and clinical trial design for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.},
  author={Arun J Sanyal and Elizabeth M. Brunt and David E Kleiner and Kris V. Kowdley and Naga Chalasani and Joel E. Lavine and Vlad Ratziu and Arthur McCullough},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={344-53}
}
UNLABELLED Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a common cause of chronic liver disease in the general population. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), the aggressive form of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, is associated with an increased risk of liver-related mortality and cardiovascular disease. At present, a liver biopsy is the only generally acceptable method for the diagnosis of NASH and assessment of its progression toward cirrhosis. Although several treatments have shown evidence of… CONTINUE READING
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