Talk:Alcoholic hepatitis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WikiProject Medicine (Rated Start-class, Mid-importance)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Medicine, which recommends that medicine-related articles follow the Manual of Style for medicine-related articles and that biomedical information in any article use high-quality medical sources. Please visit the project page for details or ask questions at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Medicine.
Start-Class article Start  This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale.
 Mid  This article has been rated as Mid-importance on the project's importance scale.

Some resources when this article becomes something more than a redirect:

Some work to do. JFW | T@lk 19:25, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

Danish destruction[edit]

The Danish Cochrane group has again rubbished a treatment so commonly used in hepatology. This time it's steroids in alcholic hepatitis: JFW | T@lk 10:59, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

hello im looking for info on alcohlic hepititis —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:13, 2 June 2009 (UTC)

Excellent New NEJM Review article[edit]

From the 6/25/2009 NEJM: This should be incorporated into the article...I'll try to find some time: Wawot1 (talk) 02:57, 30 June 2009 (UTC)

Steroids work (again)[edit]

doi:10.1136/gut.2010.224097 - this is a meta-analysis that we probably ought to include. Not a word about pentoxyfylline of course. JFW | T@lk 12:43, 5 January 2011 (UTC)

The French have evaluated acetylcysteine + steroids vs steroids alone. It works on short-term mortality, but the series was too small to show a definite mortality benefit (although it was p=0.07, so who knows). doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1101214 JFW | T@lk 22:53, 12 November 2011 (UTC)
Liver transplantation is sometimes good as a rescue treatment, but there will be debate about suitability in people with a long history of alcoholicism. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1105703. JFW | T@lk 22:54, 12 November 2011 (UTC)

Merging and/vcoordination with Steatohepatitis[edit]

Seems to be the same disease.--Kmhkmh (talk) 02:51, 18 June 2012 (UTC)