Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

A 360-degree Overview

Springer Healthcare

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

A 360-degree Overvie

Table of Contents

1 Obesity and NAFLD: Same Problem?

Lucia Brodosi, Francesca Alessandra Barbanti, Maria Letizia Petroni, Francesca Marchignoli, and Giulio Marchesini

2 The Burden of NAFLD Worldwide

Zobair Younossi and Linda Henry

3 Histopathology of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Dina G. Tiniakos and Stratigoula Sakellariou

4 NAFLD and Insulin Resistance: A Multisystemic Disease

A. Gastaldelli

5 Etiopathogenesis of NAFLD: Diet, Gut, and NASH

Luca Miele, Marco Biolato, Caterina Conte, Francesca Mangiola, Antonio Liguori, Antonio Gasbarrini, and Antonio Grieco

6 Mechanisms of Fibrogenesis in NASH

Mirella Pastore, Alessandra Gentilini, and Fabio Marra

7 The Natural History of NAFLD: Environmental vs. Genetic Risk Factors

Luca Valenti and Serena Pelusi

8 NAFLD, Diabetes, and Other Endocrine Diseases: Clinical Implications

Giovanni Targher and Alessandro Mantovani

9 NAFLD and Cardiovascular and Cardiac Disease: Clinical Implications

Eleonora Scorletti and Christopher D. Byrne

10 NAFLD, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, and Extrahepatic Cancers

Ramy Younes and Elisabetta Bugianesi

11 NAFLD in Children: Implication for the Future

Claudia Della Corte, Antonella Mosca, Andrea Pietrobattista, Maria Sole Basso, and Valerio Nobili

12 Diagnostic Algorithm for the Identification of NAFLD in Primary Care

Helena Cortez-Pinto

13 Non-invasive Diagnostic Approach to NASH: Biological Markers

Salvatore Petta and Aurora Giannetti

14 Noninvasive Diagnostic Approach to NASH:Radiological Diagnostics

Monica A. Tincopa and Stephen A. Harrison

15 Dietary Approach to NAFLD

Yolanda Sánchez-Torrijos, Leticia Álvarez-Amor, Rocío Aller, Pedro Pablo García-Luna, Franz Martín, and Manuel Romero-Gómez

16 Physical Activity in NAFLD: What and How Much?

K. Hallsworth and M. Trenell

17 Pharmacological Options for NASH

Christiane Stern and Vlad Ratziu

18 Bariatric Surgery and NASH: A Feasible Option

Lidia Castagneto-Gissey, James R. Casella-Mariolo, and Geltrude Mingrone

19 Liver Transplantation and NAFLD/NASH

Damiano Patrono, Silvia Martini, and Renato Romagnoli