The epidemiology of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

@article{Bellentani2017TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.},
  author={Stefano Bellentani},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2017},
  volume={37 Suppl 1},
  pages={81-84}
}
The increase in Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and the imminent disappearance of chronic viral hepatitis thanks to new and effective therapies is motivating hepatologists to change their clinical approach to chronic liver disease. NAFLD-cirrhosis or NAFLD-Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) are now the second cause of liver transplantation in the USA. This short-review is focused to the epidemiology of NAFLD/Non-alchoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH), including the definition of this disease… CONTINUE READING
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