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Liver Update: Obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: From pathophysiology to therapeutics

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The sudden emergence of the epidemic of obesity has also increased the prevalence and severity of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Obesity is associated not only with simple steatosis (SS) but also with advanced diseases, like nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), NASH-related cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Thus obesity has not only increased all-cause mortality but also liver-specific mortality in NAFLD patients. Since there are no approved pharmacological interventions fo...
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