Call to action: Set new standards for alcohol-associated hepatitis transplant

MAUI, Hawaii — To better manage alcohol-associated hepatitis, standards for the liver transplantation process should be altered as liver transplantation gains support as a therapeutic option for this disease, according to an expert at GUILD Conference 2020.“It was always there for individuals who develop alcohol cirrhosis and/or liver cancer, but alcohol-associated hepatitis [AH] is now recognized as a potential indication for liver transplantation,” Norah Terrault, MD, MPH, professor of medicine at Keck Medical Center at the University of Southern California, said duringRead More

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