Management of alcoholic hepatitis.

  title={Management of alcoholic hepatitis.},
  author={Philippe Mathurin and Michael R Lucey},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  volume={56 Suppl 1},
Alcoholic hepatitis (AH) is a clinical syndrome of liver inflammation, hepatocyte injury, and fibrosis that occurs in the setting of recent consumption of large amounts of alcohol. The clinical presentation and mechanisms underlying AH have recently been reviewed [1]. Prominent among these mechanisms is the notion that alcohol affects the barrier between the small bowel lumen and the milieu intérieur, and, as a result, there is translocation of lipopolysaccharides (LPS) from the gut into the… CONTINUE READING


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