Neglected features of lifestyle: Their relevance in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Francesca M Trovato, Giuseppe Fabio Martines, Daniela Brischetto, Daniela Catalano, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Postgraduate School of Clinical Echography, the University of Catania, 95100 Catania, Italy
Guglielmo Trovato, Clinical Research and Innovation Project Planning Unit, the School of Medicine and AOU Policlinico, the University of Catania, 95100 Catania, Italy
Daniela Catalano, Department of Medicine, the School of Medicine of the University of Catania, 95100 Catania, Italy
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Correspondence to: Daniela Catalano, MD, Department of Medicine, the School of Medicine of the University of Catania, Policlinico, Via Santa Sofia 78, 95100 Catania, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: May 30, 2016
Peer-review started: May 31, 2016
First decision: July 20, 2016
Revised: August 4, 2016
Accepted: October 22, 2016
Article in press: October 24, 2016
Published online: November 28, 2016