Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: current concepts, epidemiology and management strategies

@article{Tomic2018NonalcoholicFL,
  title={Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: current concepts, epidemiology and management strategies},
  author={Dunya Tomic and William Kemp and Stuart K. Roberts},
  journal={European Journal of Gastroenterology \& Hepatology},
  year={2018},
  volume={30},
  pages={1103–1115}
}
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is now the most prevalent liver disease in the world. It involves a spectrum of conditions from hepatic steatosis to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and liver fibrosis, and is a major cause of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. It is defined by presence of steatosis in 5% of hepatocytes or more in the absence of other causes of fatty liver. The metabolic syndrome is the major known risk factor for NAFLD. Dietary contributors such as high fructose… 

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