Acrolein, a New Villain in the Development of Alcoholic Liver Disease

  • Ekihiro Seki
  • Published 2016 in
    Cellular and molecular gastroenterology and…

Abstract

lcoholic liver disease (ALD) is a consequence of Achronic alcohol abuse. Alcoholic hepatitis (AH) and alcoholic cirrhosis are 2 major disease forms that worsen morbidity and mortality in patients with ALD. Approximately 35% of heavy alcohol drinkers develop AH and 40% of severe AH patients die within 6 months; AH patients who survive may progress to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcmgh.2016.06.005

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