Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease
Author By Arun J. Sanyal, MD, Charles Caravati Chair and Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Format Hardcover ISBN 9781455749164 Copyright Year 2012 Length 240 Pages
Dr. Sanyal's expertise as Chairman of the Division of Hepatology at Virginia Commonwealth University and the breadth of his published articles in hepatology make him the perfect person to compile state-of-the-art reviews on the topic of NASH/fatty liver. The articles in this issue address the following topics: The Genetic Epidemiology of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Relevance of Liver Histology to Predict Clinically Meaningful Outcomes in NASH; Mechanisms of Simple Hepatic Steatosis; Cellular and Molecular Basis for Phenotype of Steatohepatitis; Mechanisms of Disease Progression in NASH: New Paradigms; Can NASH Be Diagnosed, Graded and Staged Non-Invasively?; Is NAFLD in Children the Same Disease as in Adults?; The Cardiovascular Link to NAFLD: A Critical Analysis; Impact of Behavioral Disturbances and Their Treatment on Obesity and NAFLD; and Management of NASH.