Management of NAFLD: a stage-based approach

@article{Rinella2016ManagementON,
  title={Management of NAFLD: a stage-based approach},
  author={Mary E. Rinella and Arun J. Sanyal},
  journal={Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={13},
  pages={196-205}
}
  • M. RinellaA. Sanyal
  • Published 1 April 2016
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology
NAFLD is the most prevalent form of liver disease in the USA, affecting an estimated 30% of the population. The condition is associated with increased mortality related to cardiovascular disease, malignancy and liver disease. Identification of patients who might be at increased risk of adverse outcomes is critical as it is not feasible to screen all patients with suspected NAFLD. Patients with NASH, the progressive subtype of NAFLD, should be targeted for treatment, especially if they have… 

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