Global burden of NAFLD and NASH: trends, predictions, risk factors and prevention

@article{Younossi2018GlobalBO,
  title={Global burden of NAFLD and NASH: trends, predictions, risk factors and prevention},
  author={Z. Younossi and Q. Anstee and Milena Marietti and T. Hardy and L. Henry and M. Eslam and J. George and E. Bugianesi},
  journal={Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology},
  year={2018},
  volume={15},
  pages={11-20}
}
  • Z. Younossi, Q. Anstee, +5 authors E. Bugianesi
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • NAFLD is one of the most important causes of liver disease worldwide and will probably emerge as the leading cause of end-stage liver disease in the coming decades, with the disease affecting both adults and children. The epidemiology and demographic characteristics of NAFLD vary worldwide, usually parallel to the prevalence of obesity, but a substantial proportion of patients are lean. The large number of patients with NAFLD with potential for progressive liver disease creates challenges for… CONTINUE READING
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