Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and vascular disease: state-of-the-art.

  title={Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and vascular disease: state-of-the-art.},
  author={Silvia Fargion and Marianna Porzio and Anna Ludovica Fracanzani},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={20 37},
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the most common of chronic liver disease in Western Country, is closely related to insulin resistance and oxidative stress and includes a wide spectrum of liver diseases ranging from steatosis alone, usually a benign and non-progressive condition, to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), which may progress to liver fibrosis and cirrhosis. NAFLD is considered the hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome with which shares several characteristics… CONTINUE READING
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