Published online Oct 28, 2020. doi: 10.5497/wjp.v9.i1.1
Peer-review started: May 21, 2020
First decision: August 22, 2020
Revised: September 19, 2020
Accepted: September 27, 2020
Article in press: September 27, 2020
Published online: October 28, 2020
Core Tip: This review article discusses important advances in the medical treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Initially considered to be a disease only affecting western countries, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and obesity are increasing in prevalence worldwide. This review includes data from the most recent peer-reviewed journals in 2020 but does not include meeting abstracts or presentations.