What is the treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)?

There are currently no medications approved for treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), and liver transplantation is the only treatment available to patients with liver failure due to NASH-related cirrhosis. A few medications are in clinical trials evaluating their roles to treat NASH.

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