A Practical Approach to the Spectrum of Alcoholic Liver Disease, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Nov 14, 2012 - Medical - 240 pages
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The Guest Editor has organized this issue to focus on the clinical management of alcoholic liver disease. Authors have written state-of-the-art reviews on the following topics: Prevalence and Natural History of ALD; Alcohol Metabolism; Immunology in ALD; Histological Findings in ALD; Diagnosis and Management of Alcoholic Hepatitis; Management of Alcohol Abuse; Long Term Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease; Infections in ALD; Nutrition in ALD; Alcohol’s Effect on Other Chronic Liver Diseases; Liver Cancer and Alcohol; Evaluation and Selection of Candidates for Liver Transplantation; and ALD and Specific Transplant-Related Issues.
 

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Contents

Alcoholic Liver Disease
Alcohol Metabolism
Hepatic redox state ReoxidationofNADH generatedby the ADH reaction
Acetaldehyde metabolism Conclusions andfuture considerations Immunology in Alcoholic Liver Disease
Histologic Findings in Alcoholic Liver Disease
Diagnosis and Management ofAlcoholic Hepatitis
Management ofAlcoholAbuse Definition Prevalence
Longterm Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease
Infections in Alcoholic Liver Disease
Nutrition in AlcoholicLiverDisease

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