Modest alcohol consumption is associated with decreased prevalence of steatohepatitis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

@article{Dunn2012ModestAC,
  title={Modest alcohol consumption is associated with decreased prevalence of steatohepatitis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).},
  author={W Augustine Dunn and Arun J Sanyal and Elizabeth M. Brunt and Aynur Unalp-Arida and Michael J. Donohue and Arthur Joseph McCullough and Jeffrey B. Schwimmer},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={384-91}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a cardiovascular risk factor. Although modest alcohol consumption may reduce the risk for cardiovascular mortality, whether patients with NAFLD should be allowed modest alcohol consumption remains an important unaddressed issue. We aimed to evaluate the association between modest alcohol drinking and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), among subjects with NAFLD. METHODS In a cross-sectional analysis of adult participants in the… CONTINUE READING
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