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Title: Mitochondrial dysfunction in non alcoholic fatty liver disease
Author: De Alwis, Nimantha M. W.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3419 8519
Awarding Body: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne University
Current Institution: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Date of Award: 2008
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Non Alcoholic fatty Liver disease (NAFLD) is the commonest chronic liver disease worldwide and is a spectrum which includes simple fatty liver (simple steatosis), non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and cirrhosis. Simple steatosis is a benign condition but NASH may progress to liver fibrosis and cirrhosis. Why only some develop progressive disease is not known and maybe dependant on the pathophysiology.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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