Alcoholic Liver Disease(beta)
Official guideline from the American College of Gastroenterology.
Environmental and Genetic Determinants
Diagnosis of Alcoholic Use Disorder
Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease
Management of Alcohol Use Disorder
In patients with ALD, baclofen is effective in preventing alcohol relapse.
Treatment of Alcoholic Hepatitis
Patients with AH should be considered for nutritional supplementation to ensure adequate caloric intake and to correct specific deficits, yet its effects on patient survival has not been proven.
Patients with severe AH should be treated with corticosteroids if there are no contraindications for their use.
What do the icons mean?
How strong is the ACG's recommendation?
Intervention's desirable effects clearly outweigh undesirable effects.
Uncertainty in tradeoffs between desirable & undesirable effects of intervention.
Moderate quality evidence
Further research likely to impact confidence in estimate of effect.
Low quality evidence
Further research expected to have important impact in confidence in estimate of effect.
Very low quality evidence
Effect is very uncertain.