Practical management of the increasing burden of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Abstract

Obesity-induced liver disease (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)) describes a spectrum from steatosis through steatohepatitis to cirrhosis. Its prevalence is rising in tandem with societal rates of obesity which through consequent insulin resistance and fat deposition in hepatocytes lead to hepatocyte death and attempts at repair, which if… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/fg.2009.000935

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@article{Mouralidarane2010PracticalMO, title={Practical management of the increasing burden of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.}, author={Angelina Mouralidarane and Ching-I Lin and Narin Suleyman and Junpei Soeda and Jude A. Oben}, journal={Frontline gastroenterology}, year={2010}, volume={1 3}, pages={149-155} }