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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

An Update

Edited by Emad Hamdy Gad

Menoufiya University

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a major medical challenge because of its increasing prevalence, difficulties in diagnosis, complex pathogenesis, and lack of approved therapies. In the near future, it will become the major form of chronic liver disease in adults and children and the leading indication for liver transplantation. It can be detected by noninvasive and invasive tools, and its treatment depends mainly on lifestyle modification to prevent disease progression and its related sequelae. This book provides information on NAFLD prevalence, etiology, pathogenesis, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment. Chapters cover such topics as experimental work related to the disease, other diseases related to NAFLD, and noninvasive tools for diagnosis.

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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaseAn UpdateEdited by Emad Hamdy Gad

Published: November 20th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78459

ISBN: 978-1-83962-870-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-869-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-871-9

Copyright year: 2019

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1. Introductory Chapter: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - What Should We Know?

By Emad Hamdy Gad and Yasmin Kamel

112

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2. The Effect of M. latifolia Leaf Extract on High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)-Induced Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Rat Models

By Subha Mary Varghese and Jibu Thomas

206

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3. Insulin Therapy and Autoimmune Disease with Relevance to Non Alchoholic Fatty Liver Disease

By Ian James Martins

263

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4. Dysregulation of Bile Acids in Patients with NAFLD

By Xinmu Zhang and Ruitang Deng

522

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5. The Rise in the Prevalence of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

By Zaki A. Sherif

317

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6. Current Noninvasive MR-Based Imaging Methods in Assessing NAFLD Patients

By Diana Feier, Delia Muntean, Nina Bastati and Ahmed Ba-Ssalamah

183

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