Alcoholic liver disease: natural history.

  title={Alcoholic liver disease: natural history.},
  author={Anna Mae Diehl},
  journal={Liver transplantation and surgery : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  volume={3 3},
  • Anna Mae Diehl
  • Published 1997 in
    Liver transplantation and surgery : official…
Alcohol has been implicated in the genesis of liver disease for centuries. Modern epidemiological data from many societies corroborate the correlation between per capita consumption of alcohol and deaths from cirrhosis. Although significant progress has been made in our understanding of the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease, ALD, effective therapies for most individuals with ALD have not been found. High per capita consumption of alcohol, coupled with the dearth of effective treatments… CONTINUE READING
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