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Title Liver metabolism and fatty liver disease / edited by Oren Tirosh
Published Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press, 2015


Description 1 online resource (326 pages)
Series Oxidative stress and disease ; 35.
Contents Section 1. Introduction to fatty liver disease and consequences -- section 2. Fatty liver disease and consequences -- section 3. Nutrition role in liver protection and damage
Summary Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the most common liver diseases worldwide affecting patients from all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds. It comprises a spectrum of hepatic pathology ranging from simple steatosis, in which there is an increase of fat accumulation in hepatocytes, to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and cirrhosis. The significant prevalence of this disease-between 15 and 45 percent of the general population-means that it contributes to an increased burden of ill health both today and in the future.Liver Metabolism and Fatty Liver Disease addresses the current understandin
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Subject Liver -- Metabolism
Fatty liver.
Fatty Liver -- metabolism
Fatty Liver -- etiology
Fatty Liver -- therapy
Liver -- metabolism
Fatty Liver
MEDICAL -- Physiology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Human Anatomy & Physiology.
Fatty liver.
Liver -- Metabolism.
Form Electronic book
Author Tirosh, Oren, editor.
ISBN 9781482212464