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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): Problems, Challenges, And Future Directions.


Shahid Kakooei

Kerman University, Kerman, Iran

Correspondence to Author:  Shahid Kakooei


Non-alcoholic unwellness} disease (NAFLD) affects over half-hour of the u. s. population and is projected to become a number one reason for chronic disease by 2020. As a result, the economic and social group burden of NAFLD is extensive. the price of managing NAFLD complications has associate calculable ten year economic burden of $908 billion. This review provides an summary of current data on NAFLD, with stress on distinctive gaps in its identification and management, and proposes future directions to deal with these limitations. Despite the increasing prevalence of NAFLD, there’s restricted data and observe relating to its explanation, staging, diagnosis, and management. tho’ a difficult task, opportunities for bridging these gaps ought to concentrate on the event of noninvasive biomarkers, the elucidation of biological pathways, the creation of up-to-date screening pointers, and therefore the organization of clinical trials of longer period to work out clinical endpoints and assess the protection of recent treatment choices.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, liver transplantation, cirrhosis.


Shahid Kakooei. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): problems, challenges, and future directions Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology 2022.

Journal Info

  • Journal Name: Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Impact Factor: 2.709**
  • ISSN: 2832-4870
  • DOI: 10.52338/jjogastro
  • Short Name: JJOGASTRO
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Volume: 4 (2024)
  • Submission to acceptance: 25 days
  • Acceptance to publication: 10 days


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