From the liver to the heart: Cardiac dysfunction in obese children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Anna Di Sessa, Giuseppina Rosaria Umano, Emanuele Miraglia del Giudice, Department of Woman and Child and General and Specialized Surgery, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, 80138 Naples, Italy
Anna Di Sessa, Nicola Santoro, Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, United States
Author contributions: All the authors conceived and wrote the manuscript.
Supported by The Allen Foundation, the American Heart Association (AHA), No. 13SDG14640038; and the American Heart Association (AHA) to Dr Nicola Santoro, No. 16IRG27390002.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Nothing to declare.
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Correspondence to: Nicola Santoro, MD, PhD, Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, 330 Cedar Street, PO Box 208064, New Haven, CT 06520, United States. email@example.com
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Received: August 22, 2016
Peer-review started: August 24, 2016
First decision: September 27, 2016
Revised: October 24, 2016
Accepted: November 21, 2016
Article in press: November 22, 2016
Published online: January 18, 2017