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Early transplant for severe alcoholic hepatitis boosts survival, alcohol intake


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Journal
Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Reuters Health – 11/03/2022 - For patients with severe alcohol-related hepatitis, early liver transplantation improves survival, but also boosts the likelihood of alcohol relapse, researchers say.  To compare the effects of early transplant versus transplantation for alcohol-related cirrhosis after at least 6 months of abstinence, Dr. Philippe Mathurin of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lille, and colleagues conducted a multicenter, non-randomized, non-inferiority, study in 19 French and Belgian hospitals.  Three groups of patients (median age, about 55; about 70%, men) were included: 68 with severe alcohol-related hepatitis unresponsive to medical treatmen...


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