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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: further expression of the metabolic syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17295757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has been associated with metabolic disorders, including central obesity, dyslipidemia, hypertension and hyperglycemia. Metabolic syndrome, obesity, and insulin resistance are major risk factors in the pathogenesis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease refers to a wide spectrum of liver damage, ranging from simple steatosis to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, advanced fibrosis and cirrhosis.
Authors:
Giovanni Tarantino; Gennaro Saldalamacchia; Paolo Conca; Adriano Arena
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0815-9319     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Gastroenterol. Hepatol.     Publication Date:  2007 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-02-13     Completed Date:  2007-07-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607909     Medline TA:  J Gastroenterol Hepatol     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  293-303     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy. tarantin@unina.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Fatty Liver / epidemiology,  etiology*,  therapy
Humans
Insulin Resistance
Metabolic Syndrome X / complications*
Prevalence

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