Alcoholic Liver Disease

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Alcoholic liver disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Alcohol is implicated in more than 50% of liver-related deaths in the United States, and complications of alcoholism contribute to one-quarter of a million deaths annually. Also, alcoholic liver disease is a major health care cost expenditure, accounting for nearly $3 billion annually.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9780203502747
ISBN (Print)9780849370182
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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