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World J Pharmacol. Oct 28, 2020; 9(1): 1-12
Published online Oct 28, 2020. doi: 10.5497/wjp.v9.i1.1
Advances in the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
Sandeep Mukherjee
Sandeep Mukherjee, Department of Medicine, Creighton University Medical Center, Division of Gastroenterology, Omaha, NE 68124, United States
Author contributions: Single author manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Sandeep Mukherjee, FRCP (C), MBChB, Full Professor, Department of Medicine, Creighton University Medical Center, Division of Gastroenterology, Education Building, Suite 401 7710 Mercy Road, Omaha, NE 68124, United States.
Received: May 21, 2020
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

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.