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Liver Metabolism and Fatty Liver Disease

1st Edition

Edited by Oren Tirosh

CRC Press

338 pages

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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the most common liver diseases worldwide affecting patients from all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds. It comprises a spectrum of hepatic pathology ranging from simple steatosis, in which there is an increase of fat accumulation in hepatocytes, to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and cirrhosis. The signific

Table of Contents

Introduction to Fatty Liver Disease and Consequences. Fatty Liver Disease and Consequences. Nutrition Role in Liver Protection and Damage.

About the Editor

Oren Tirosh is an associate professor at the School of Nutrition Science in the Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He received his PhD from the School of Pharmacy at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Tirosh is a lifetime honorary member in the Oxygen Club of California and is active in the board of The Israel Society for Oxygen and Free Radical Research. His research interests include nitric oxide and redox biology, oxidative stress and liver pathology, and lipid metabolism under liver disease conditions.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Endocrinology & Metabolism
MEDICAL / Gastroenterology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology