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Fatty Liver Summary

Description: Lipid infiltration of the hepatic parenchymal cells resulting in a yellow-colored liver. The abnormal lipid accumulation is usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES, either as a single large droplet or multiple small droplets. Fatty liver is caused by an imbalance in the metabolism of FATTY ACIDS.

Also Known As: Liver Steatosis; Steatohepatitis; Steatosis of Liver; Visceral Steatosis; Liver Steatoses Show All >>

Networked: 7370 relevant articles (347 outcomes, 800 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Fatty Liver

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease : 38 outcomes 116 studies in 1521 results : IBA
  2. Insulin (Novolin) : 36 outcomes 26 studies in 358 results : FDA 2
  3. Glucose (Dextrose) : 33 outcomes 28 studies in 357 results : FDA 175 Generic
  4. Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol) : 17 outcomes 40 studies in 342 results : IBA
  5. Cholesterol : 15 outcomes 25 studies in 331 results : IBA
  6. Vitamin E : 13 outcomes 8 studies in 54 results : FDA 13 Generic
  7. pioglitazone (Actos) : 12 outcomes 11 studies in 49 results : FDA 9
  8. Choline (Choline Chloride) : 8 outcomes 27 studies in 252 results : IBA
  9. Metformin (Glucophage) : 8 outcomes 6 studies in 46 results : FDA 4 Generic
  10. Methionine (L-Methionine) : 7 outcomes 18 studies in 186 results : FDA 30
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Diseases Related to Fatty Liver

  1. Obesity
  2. Insulin Resistance
  3. Inflammation
  4. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  5. Fatty Liver
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Key Therapies for Fatty Liver

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  1. Transplants (Transplant) : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 99 results
  2. Liver Transplantation : 2 outcomes 8 studies in 108 results
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 outcomes in 14 results
  4. Immunomodulation : 2 outcomes in 2 results
  5. Bariatric Surgery : 1 outcome 5 studies in 47 results
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