NASH and exposure to cigarette smoking

Consumption of diet rich in fat and cigarette smoking are independent risk factors of NASH and they often occur together in some populations. The present study by S. Fouda et al. (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia) investigated the mechanisms of high fat diet and cigarette smoking, individually and in combination…
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The course of liver histology and morbi-mortality in NAFLD / NASH

Prof. Manuel Romero-Gomez discusses the course of liver histology and its impact on mortality and morbidity in patients with NAFLD and NASH. He clarifies how fibrosis determines the prognosis of NAFLD and is the main therapeutic target. The importance of steatosis is also discussed both at the early phase and advanced phase. Finally he reviews the association with HCC and CV risks.

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