Table 5

 Lipid lowering drugs in the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

AuthorInterventionNumberStudy typeComparisonDuration (months)ALTHistology
SteatosisInflammationFibrosis
Rallidis88Pravistatin5Pilot trialBaseline6ImprovedNo changeImprovedNo change
Kiyici81Atorvastatin27Pilot trialBaseline6ImprovedNANANA
Hatzitolios35Atorvastatin28Pilot trialBaseline6ImprovedNANANA
Omega-3 fatty acids23Pilot trialBaseline6ImprovedNANANA
Laurin82Clofibrate16Pilot trialBaseline12No changeNo changeNo changeNo change
Basaranoglu89Gemfibrozil46RCTControl group1ImprovedNANANA