Review article: alcoholic liver disease--pathophysiological aspects and risk factors.

@article{Gramenzi2006ReviewAA,
  title={Review article: alcoholic liver disease--pathophysiological aspects and risk factors.},
  author={Annagiulia Gramenzi and Fabio L D Caputo and Maurizio Biselli and Frederick Kuria and Elisabetta Loggi and Pietro Andreone and Mauro Bernardi},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={1151-61}
}
BACKGROUND Alcoholic liver disease has a known aetiology but a complex and incompletely known pathogenesis. It is an extremely common disease with significant morbidity and mortality, but the reason why only a relatively small proportion of heavy drinkers progress to advanced disease remains elusive. AIM To recognize the factors responsible for the development and progression of alcoholic liver disease, in the light of current knowledge on this matter. METHODS We performed a structured… CONTINUE READING