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Author Topic: Alcoholic Liver Disease Overtakes Hep C as No. 1 Cause of Liver Transplantation  (Read 356 times)

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In the era of highly effective treatments for hepatitis C virus, alcoholic liver disease (ALD) has overtaken HCV as the primary driver of liver transplantation in the United States.

Findings from two studies examining the causes of liver transplantation were presented at the 52nd International Liver Congress in Paris.

The first study analyzed 2005 to 2016 data from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and broke down liver transplantation by four drivers: ALD, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), HCV and the combination of HCV and ALD.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/alcoholic-liver-disease-overtakes-hep-c-1-cause-liver-transplantation

 


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