Treatment of patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: current views and perspectives.

@article{Federico2006TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: current views and perspectives.},
  author={Alessandro Federico and Marco Trappoliere and Carmelina Loguercio},
  journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 11},
  pages={789-801}
}
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is considered a component of the metabolic syndrome associated with obesity. Problems still exist concerning non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients in clinical practice, for example: (a) how to diagnose non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and its type; (b) how to select patients candidate to treatment; (c) how to treat selected patients. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease includes steatosis and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, but only non-alcoholic… CONTINUE READING

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