Prognostic models for alcoholic hepatitis

Abstract

Alcoholic hepatitis (AH) is caused by acute inflammation of the liver in patients that consume excessive amounts of alcohol, usually in a background of cirrhosis. AH can range from mild to severe, life threatening disease with a high rate of short and long-term mortality. Prognostic models have been used to estimate mortality in order to identify those that… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40364-015-0046-z

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