Clinical characteristics and mortality of hospitalized alcoholic hepatitis patients in the United States.

@article{Liangpunsakul2011ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical characteristics and mortality of hospitalized alcoholic hepatitis patients in the United States.},
  author={Suthat Liangpunsakul},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  year={2011},
  volume={45 8},
  pages={
          714-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Alcoholic hepatitis (AH) is the most florid manifestation of alcoholic liver disease. In this study, we examined the clinical characteristics and risk factors associated with mortality in hospitalized AH patients in the United States using the 2007 Nationwide inpatient sample of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. METHODS Patients who were hospitalized with the primary diagnosis of AH in the United States in 2007 were identified using International Classification… CONTINUE READING
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