Management strategies in alcoholic liver disease

@article{Tilg2007ManagementSI,
  title={Management strategies in alcoholic liver disease},
  author={Herbert Tilg and Christopher Paul Day},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology \&Hepatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={24-34}
}
  • H. Tilg, C. Day
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology &Hepatology
Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) and its complications is still one of the most frequent causes of death in the Western world. Treatment modalities for both alcoholic steatohepatitis (ASH; the major inflammatory complication of ALD) and alcoholic liver cirrhosis are insufficient. Severe ASH is associated with a high mortality; although glucocorticoid treatment has been reported to improve survival, meta-analyses of clinical trials performed to date have failed to show a convincing benefit of such… 

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