Noninvasive evaluation of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Current evidence and practice
Jiang-Hua Zhou, Zhi-Gang She, Hong-Liang Li, Department of Cardiology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Institute of Model Animal of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430071, Hubei Province, China
Jing-Jing Cai, Department of Cardiology, The 3rd Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha 410013, Hunan Province, China
Author contributions: Zhou JH and Cai J performed the literature search and wrote the paper; Li H and She ZG supervised and approved the final version of the review.
Supported by the Key Project of the National Natural Science Foundation (No. 81630011, to H.L.); the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (No. 81425005, to H.L.); the Major Research Plan of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 91639304 and No. 91729303, to H.L.); the Creative Group Project of Hubei Province (No. 2016CFA010, to H.L.); the Hubei Science and Technology Support Project (No. 2018BEC473, to H.L.).
Conflict-of-interest statement: No potential conflicts of interest exist.
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Corresponding author: Hong-Liang Li, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Cardiology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Institute of Model Animal of Wuhan University, No. 115, Donghu Road, Wuchang District, Wuhan 430071, Hubei Province, China. email@example.com
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Received: January 14, 2019
Peer-review started: January 18, 2019
First decision: January 30, 2019
Revised: February 20, 2019
Accepted: February 22, 2019
Article in press: February 22, 2019
Published online: March 21, 2019