Glucocorticosteroids for alcoholic hepatitis
Editorial Group: Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group
Published Online: 25 JAN 1999
Copyright © 2009 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Saconato H, Gluud C, Christensen E, Atallah ÁN. Glucocorticosteroids for alcoholic hepatitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 1999, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001511. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001511.
- Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
- Published Online: 25 JAN 1999
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
The objectives are to:
A. Evaluate the efficacy of glucocorticosteroid intervention in patients with severe, clinically overt form of alcoholic hepatitis in terms of:
1. Mortality (primary end point).
3. Liver biochemistry.
B. Identify possible predictive factors of a positive response.
C. Evaluate the incidence of adverse events of glucocorticosteroid intervention in these patients.