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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 16527
Country/Territory United Kingdom
2015-01-22 09:22
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ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Topic Highlights
Article Title Cardiovascular risk across the histological spectrum and the clinical manifestations of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: an update
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Vasilios G Athyros, Konstantinos Tziomalos, Niki Katsiki, Michael Doumas, Asterios Karagiannis and Dimitri P Mikhailidis
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Corresponding author Dimitri P Mikhailidis, MD, FFPM, FRCP, FRCPath, Academic Head, Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Vascular Prevention Clinic), Royal Free Hospital Campus, University College London Medical School, University College London, Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, United Kingdom. mikhailidis@aol.com
Keywords Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis; Cardiovascular disease; Liver fibrosis; statins; Chronic kidney disease; Arterial stiffness; Inflammation
Core Tip Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an independent cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor. However, simple steatosis has a rather benign clinical course, while its advanced form, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) substantially increases total mortality, mainly due to increased CVD events. In this review we propose the use of statin treatment for NASH, given its beneficial effect on NAFLD/NASH and CVD risk. There are data suggesting biopsy proven amelioration of NASH and normalization in liver ultrasonography and enzyme values as well as improvement of chronic kidney disease and arterial stiffness that usually accompany NASH and exacerbate CVD risk.
Publish Date 2015-06-18 17:32
Citation Athyros VG, Tziomalos K, Katsiki N, Doumas M, Karagiannis A, Mikhailidis DP. Cardiovascular risk across the histological spectrum and the clinical manifestations of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: An update. World J Gastroenterol 2015; 21(22): 6820-6834
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v21/i22/6820.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6820
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Manuscript File 16527-Review.doc
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Copyright License Agreement 16527-Copyright assignment.pdf
Peer-review Report 16527-Peer-review(s).pdf
Journal Editor-in-Chief Review Report 16527-Journal editor-in-chief review report.pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 16527-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
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