Alcohol relapse score predicts early liver transplant eligibility

SAN FRANCISCO — A novel prognostic score using four objective pretransplant variables identified patients with alcoholic hepatitis who were candidates for early liver transplantation with a low risk for sustained alcohol use posttransplant, according to data presented at The Liver Meeting 2018.
“Severe alcoholic hepatitis portends high mortality and there’s still no effective therapy for long-term survival,” Brian Lee, MD, from University of California in San Francisco, said in his presentation. “Early liver transplant, meaning without minimum curative abstinence,

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