Association between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and obstructive sleep apnea
Ilaria Umbro, Department of Anatomical, Histological, Forensic Medicine and Orthopedic Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00161, Italy
Valerio Fabiani, Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00123, Italy
Mario Fabiani, Department of Sense Organs, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00161, Italy
Francesco Angelico, Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00161, Italy
Maria Del Ben, Department of Clinical, Internal, Anesthetic and Cardiovascular Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00161, Italy
Author contributions: Umbro I wrote the paper; Umbro I and Fabiani V collected and analyzed data; Umbro I, Fabiani V, Fabiani M, Angelico F and Del Ben M designed the study, critically reviewed and approved the final version.
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Corresponding author: Ilaria Umbro, MD, Doctor, Research Fellow, Department of Anatomical, Histological, Forensic Medicine and Orthopedics Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Via Alfonso Borelli 50, Rome 00161, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 27, 2020
Peer-review started: January 27, 2020
First decision: March 6, 2020
Revised: March 26, 2020
Accepted: May 15, 2020
Article in press: May 15, 2020
Published online: May 28, 2020