Pathogenesis, Early Diagnosis, and Therapeutic Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease

@inproceedings{Kong2019PathogenesisED,
  title={Pathogenesis, Early Diagnosis, and Therapeutic Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease},
  author={Ling-Zu Kong and Nisansala Chandimali and Ying-hao Han and Dong-Ho Lee and Ji-Su Kim and S. H. Kim and Tae-don Kim and Dong Kee Jeong and Hu-nan Sun and Dong Sun Lee and Taeho Kwon},
  booktitle={International journal of molecular sciences},
  year={2019}
}
Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) refers to the damages to the liver and its functions due to alcohol overconsumption. It consists of fatty liver/steatosis, alcoholic hepatitis, steatohepatitis, chronic hepatitis with liver fibrosis or cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. However, the mechanisms behind the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease are extremely complicated due to the involvement of immune cells, adipose tissues, and genetic diversity. Clinically, the diagnosis of ALD is not yet… CONTINUE READING

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