SOME PROBLEMS OF DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE


P.V. Seliverstov, E.M. Prikhodko, V.P. Dobritsa, V.G. Radchenko

Department of Internal Diseases and Nephrology of the Northwestern State Medical University. n.a. I.I. Mechnikov, Saint Petersburg
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an urgent problem of global healthcare service. Despite numerous new methods of diagnostics and drugs, introduced in medicine in recent years, there are still many unresolved issues of etiopathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of NAFLD. On the one hand, NAFLD is independent nosological unit; on the other hand, it is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. Thus, prevention of progression of liver disease and reduction of risk of cardiovascular complications should be a main goal of therapy. In this context, search for new means of treatment of NAFLD is relevant, and our study was aimed to resolve these problems.

About the Autors


P.V. Seliverstov: PhD in Medical Sciences, Assistant Professor at the Department of Internal Diseases and Nephrology NWSMU n.a. I.I. Mechnikov, seliverstov-pv@yandex.ru;
Prikhodko E.M.: postgraduate student at the Department of Internal Diseases and Nephrology NWSMU n.a. I.I. Mechnikov, noric2010@gmail.com;
Dobritsa V.P.: MD, Professor at the Department of Internal Diseases and Nephrology NWSMU n.a. I.I. Mechnikov, vdobritsa@gmail.com;
Radchenko V.G.: MD, Professor, Head of the Department of Internal Diseases and Nephrology NWSMU n.a. I.I. Mechnikov, radchenkovalery@mail.ru


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