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Alcohol consumption in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease—harmful or beneficial?

Authors: Stergios Kechagias, Julia Blomdahl, Mattias Ekstedt

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common liver disease with an estimated global prevalence of 25%. Approximately 5% of NAFLD patients have cirrhosis and currently NAFLD is the second most common etiology among adults awaiting liver transplant in the United States.

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