Effects of a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease complicated by diabetes mellitus: Preliminary prospective study based on serial liver biopsies

Hepatol Commun. 2017 Feb 27;1(1):46-52. doi: 10.1002/hep4.1019. eCollection 2017 Feb.

Abstract

A prospective study based on serial liver biopsies was performed to investigate the efficacy of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease complicated with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Conclusion: Treatment for 24 weeks resulted in improvement in histopathologic features in all 5 patients. (Hepatology Communications 2017;1:46-52).