The review summarizes clinically established treatment forms of alcoholic liver disease in four main chapters: abstinence, nutritional supportation, drug therapy and liver transplantation are discussed. Drug therapy is described according to the three types of alcoholic hepatopathies (fatty liver, hepatitis and cirrhosis). Early diagnosis and treatment depending on the severity and stage of alcoholic liver disease are of importance for the attempts to retard progression and improve prognosis.
|Translated title of the contribution||Treatment of alcoholic liver diseases. Abstinence, nutritional support, drug therapy, liver transplantation|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 16 2000|
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