Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma - 2016.

[Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma - 2016]. Orv Hetil. 2016 Jun;157(25):987-994 Authors: Pár A, Pár G Abstract In the past decade non-alcoholic liver disease became the most frequently diagnosed liver disease in developed countries. At the same time, the dramatic rise in the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma is attributed to this common metabolic disorder, and mainly to its severe form, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. The risk factors of these associated diseases are genetic predisposition, obesity and diabetes as well as chronic low grade necro-infammation, which often leads to liver fibrosis. Free fatty acids, cytokines, lipotoxicity, insulin resistance, microRNS dysregulation and alteration in intestinal microbiota play a pivotal role in the pathogenesis. Treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease - weight reduction and physical exercise in obesity, metformin in diabetes, statins in dyslipidemia and, as a new option, obeticholic acid - may diminish the risk of the hepatocellular carcinoma related to this metabolic disease. Orv. Hetil., 2016, 157(25), 987-994. PMID: 27287838 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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