Probiotics as a complementary therapeutic approach in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Silvia Marinho Ferolla, Geyza Nogueira de Almeida Armiliato, Cláudia Alves Couto, Teresa Cristina Abreu Ferrari, Departamento de Clínica Médica, Centro de Pós-Graduação, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 30130-100 Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Author contributions: Ferolla SM and Ferrari TCA designed the research; Ferolla SM, Armiliato GNA and Ferrari TCA performed search; Ferolla SM, Couto CA and Ferrari TCA analyzed the data; Ferolla SM and Ferrari TCA wrote the paper; all the authors approved the final version of the manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Silvia Marinho Ferolla, MSc, Centro de Pós-Graduação, Departamento de Clínica Médica, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av, Professor Alfredo Balena 190, 30130-100 Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. email@example.com
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Received: August 28, 2014
Peer-review started: August 29, 2014
First decision: October 14, 2014
Revised: October 30, 2014
Accepted: December 16, 2014
Article in press: December 16, 2014
Published online: March 27, 2015