Prevalence of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis-Associated Cirrhosis in the United States: An Analysis of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data

@article{Kabbany2017PrevalenceON,
  title={Prevalence of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis-Associated Cirrhosis in the United States: An Analysis of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data},
  author={Mohammad Nasser Kabbany and Praveen Kumar Conjeevaram Selvakumar and Kymberly D. Watt and Rocio Lopez and Zade Akras and Nizar N. Zein and William D. H. Carey and Naim Alkhouri},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2017},
  volume={112},
  pages={581-587}
}
Objectives:Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) includes a wide spectrum of manifestations ranging from nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), fibrosis and eventually cirrhosis. The prevalence of NAFLD has been shown to be increasing over time; however, the prevalence of NASH cirrhosis and advanced fibrosis over time has not been well studied. Estimate the changes in prevalence of NASH cirrhosis and NAFLD-associated advanced fibrosis among adults in the… 

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