acute alcoholic hepatitis

Known as: Acute alcoholic liver disease 
Acute hepatitis resulting from ingestion of alcohol.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Mortality among patients with severe acute alcoholic hepatitis is high, even among those treated with glucocorticoids… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) may contribute to the progression of acute alcoholic hepatitis (AAH). The aim of this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND/AIMS The mortality of patients with severe acute alcoholic hepatitis (AH) remains high, leading to interest in the use… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND & AIMS An earlier pilot study from our liver unit suggested benefit from treatment with pentoxifylline (PTX), an… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Though the hepatotoxicity of ethanol has been established, only 8% to 20% of chronic alcoholics develop cirrhosis. The aim of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Although altered cytokine homeostasis has been implicated in the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease, the relationship… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine whether elevated tumor necrosis factor levels contribute to the clinical manifestations and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
PURPOSE To determine whether corticosteroids affect short-term mortality from alcoholic hepatitis. DATA IDENTIFICATION Studies… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Neutrophil functions of phagocytosis and intracellular killing of bacteria were examined in 40 patients with alcoholic cirrhosis… (More)
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1982
1982
The efficacy of methylprednisolone (1 g daily or three days), which is effective in reversing transplant rejection, was assessed… (More)
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