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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 3361
Country/Territory United States
2013-04-25 12:17
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2013-09-26 18:39
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Review
Article Title Liver transplantation in alcoholic liver disease current status and controversies
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Ashwani K Singal, Khushdeep S Chaha, Khalid Rasheed and Bhupinderjit S Anand
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Corresponding author Ashwani K Singal, MD, MS, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1808 7th Ave South, BDB 351, Birmingham, AL 35294-0012, United States. ashwanisingal.com@gmail.com
Keywords Alcoholic liver disease; Liver transplantation; Transplant evaluation; Recidivism; Six months rule; Alcoholic hepatitis
Core Tip Alcoholic cirrhosis remains the second most common indication for liver transplantation. Due to effective immune suppression regimens, graft loss and recurrent alcoholic liver disease rarely leads to mortality. However, the development of non-hepatic disorders such as malignancy and metabolic syndrome contributes to long-term morbidity and mortality. Although recidivism does impact long-term survival, data on the accuracy of 6 mo rule in predicting recidivism are scanty and controversial. Emerging data on the beneficial role of liver transplant provides a ray of hope for select patients with alcoholic hepatitis.
Publish Date 2013-09-26 18:39
Citation Singal AK, Chaha KS, Rasheed K, Anand BS. Liver transplantation in alcoholic liver disease current status and controversies. World J Gastroenterol 2013; 19(36): 5953-5963
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v19/i36/5953.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v19.i36.5953
Full Article (PDF) WJG-19-5953.pdf
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