Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Literature Review Fígado Gordo Não Alcoólico: Revisão da Literatura

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Luís Costa Matos - Corresponding Author

Abstract

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a very common finding in clinical practice, and it is quickly becoming a developed world epidemic.
It may progress to cirrhosis and terminal liver failure, and in some countries it is already a major indication for liver transplantation.
We aim to do a literature review and briefly present the concepts of fatty liver / steatohepatitis, to review diagnosis methods, disease evolution and prognosis, and to approach current treatment strategies and the foreseeable ones in near future.

Keywords: Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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Matos LC. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Literature Review: Fígado Gordo Não Alcoólico: Revisão da Literatura. Gaz Med [Internet]. 2017 Sep. 25 [cited 2021 Dec. 3];4(1). Available from: https://www.gazetamedica.pt/index.php/gazeta/article/view/36
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