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By David Sherman, Ronald Ross Watson

Distilling the to be had wisdom on ethanol-induced liver harm and without delay complementing the on hand bio-medical literature, Ethanol and the Liver covers pathogenic and medical features of alcoholic liver illness. supplying broader assurance of the topic than any on hand monograph, the editors and their panel of specialists relate simple technological know-how to pathogenesis and remedy modalities and discover destiny advancements.

Coverage includes:

  • Histopathology-fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, and cirrhosis
  • Ethanol metabolism and its consequences
  • Mechanisms within the pathogenesis of ALD, together with genetics, immunology, and insulin-like progress factors
  • Extrahepatic results of ALD and the function of alcohol in potentiating liver harm as a result of different etiologies
  • Interaction of alcohol with viral hepatitis
  • Epidemiology, analysis, and treatment
  • Management techniques, together with transplantation

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