Results from a prospective study of patients with biopsy-proven nonalcoholic fatty liver disease showed that daily aspirin use correlated with less severe histologic features of fatty liver and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and a lower risk for progression to advanced fibrosis.
“Recent experimental data suggest that aspirin is a promising anti-fibrotic strategy for NAFLD,” Tracey G. Simon, MD, from the Massachusetts General Hospital, and colleagues wrote. “Given the growing incidence and burden of NAFLD, understanding the potential antifibrotic benefits of aspirin remains an

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