The Triumph of Bacchus: The Emergence of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis and Alcoholic Liver Disease as the Leading Causes of Mortality From Cirrhosis.

@article{Cotter2019TheTO,
  title={The Triumph of Bacchus: The Emergence of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis and Alcoholic Liver Disease as the Leading Causes of Mortality From Cirrhosis.},
  author={Thomas Gerard Cotter and Michael R Charlton},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2019},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={
          931-933
        }
}
Chronic liver disease (CLD) continues to be one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity in the United States (US), accounting for 40,326 deaths per year, 1.5% of total deaths.(1) From 2000 to 2015, death rates for CLD and cirrhosis increased 31%.(1) Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, the most common indication for liver transplantation for many years, has been surpassed by non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and alcoholic liver disease (ALD).(2) While it is logical to expect that… CONTINUE READING
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