2010 - Vitamin E, but not pioglitazone, improved nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in nondiabetic patients

Mukherjee, Sandeep
September 2010
ACP Journal Club;9/21/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 3, p11
Academic Journal
The article presents a study establishing the effectiveness of Vitamin E in treating nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) in non-diabetics. According to the research by A. J. Sanyal and colleagues, Vitamin E was more effective than pioglitazone or placebo. Reportedly, Vitamin E improved the condition of steatosis and lobular inflammation of NASH, considerably. A chart presenting comparison between Pioglitazone, Vitamin E and placebo effectivity, is also presented.


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