14. Alcoholic Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

  1. Shanthi V. Sitaraman MD, PhD2 and
  2. Lawrence S. Friedman MD3,4,5,6
  1. Andrew J. Simpson MD1 and
  2. Ryan M. Ford MD2

Published Online: 4 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119959762.ch14

Essentials of Gastroenterology

Essentials of Gastroenterology

How to Cite

Simpson, A. J. and Ford, R. M. (2012) Alcoholic Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, in Essentials of Gastroenterology (eds S. V. Sitaraman and L. S. Friedman), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119959762.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

  2. 3

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 4

    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

  4. 5

    Department of Medicine, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA, USA

  5. 6

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine and Emory Transplant Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

  2. 2

    Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470656259

Online ISBN: 9781119959762

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Keywords:

  • alcoholic liver disease and NAFLD;
  • spectrum of liver diseases, triglycerides in hepatocytes;
  • cirrhosis, leading to ESLD;
  • alcoholic liver disease;
  • alcohol metabolism;
  • acetaldehyde, systemic toxic effects of alcohol;
  • alcoholic steatosis, alcoholic hepatitis;
  • alcoholic hepatitis diagnosis, physical examination, and tests;
  • alcoholic cirrhosis, irreversible complication of alcoholic liver disease;
  • NAFLD-related cirrhosis, indications for liver transplantation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

  • General

  • Alcoholic Steatosis

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

  • Alcoholic Cirrhosis

  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

  • Pathophysiology

  • Clinical and Laboratory Features

  • Diagnosis

  • Prognosis

  • Treatment

  • Further Reading