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Trends in Alcoholic Liver Disease Research

Clinical and Scientific Aspects

Alcoholic liver disease occurs after prolonged heavy drinking. Not everyone who drinks alcohol in excess develops serious forms of alcoholic liver disease. It is likely that genetic factors determine this individual susceptibility, and a family history of chronic liver disease may indicate a higher risk. Other factors include being overweight and iron overload. This book presents state-of-the-art information summarizing the current understanding of a range of alcoholic liver diseases. It is hoped that the target readers - hepatologists, clinicians, researchers and academicians - will be afforded new ideas and exposed to subjects well beyond their own scientific disciplines. Additionally, students and those who wish to increase their knowledge will find this book a valuable source of information.

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Trends in Alcoholic Liver Disease ResearchClinical and Scientific AspectsEdited by Ichiro Shimizu

Published: January 11th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1440

ISBN: 978-953-307-985-1

Copyright year: 2012

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22375 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations

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1. Alcohol Drinking Patterns and Nutrition in Alcoholic Liver Disease

By Sabine Wagnerberger, Giridhar Kanuri and Ina Bergheim

3124

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2. Gender Difference in Alcoholic Liver Disease

By Ichiro Shimizu, Mari Kamochi, Hideshi Yoshikawa and Yoshiyuki Nakayama

2696

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3. Innate Immunity in Alcohol Liver Disease

By João-Bruno Soares and Pedro Pimentel-Nunes

1876

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4. Endothelial Markers and Fibrosis in Alcoholic Hepatitis

By Roxana Popescu, Doina Verdes, Nicoleta Filimon, Marioara Cornianu and Despina Maria Bordean

2098

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5. Ethanol-Induced Mitochondrial Induction of Cell Death-Pathways Explored

By Harish Chinna Konda Chandramoorthy, Karthik Mallilankaraman and Muniswamy Madesh

1972

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6. Cellular Signaling Pathways in Alcoholic Liver Disease

By Pranoti Mandrekar and Aditya Ambade

1699

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7. Alcoholic Liver Disease and the Survival Response of the Hepatocyte Growth Factor

By Luis E. Gómez-Quiroz, Deidry B. Cuevas-Bahena, Verónica Souza, Leticia Bucio and María Concepción Gutierrez Ruiz

1858

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8. Hepatic Myofibroblasts in Liver Fibrogenesis

By Chiara Busletta, Erica Novo, Stefania Cannito, Claudia Paternostro and Maurizio Parola

1949

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9. Up-to-Date Insight About Membrane Remodeling as a Mechanism of Action for Ethanol-Induced Liver Toxicity

By Odile Sergent, Fatiha Djoudi-Aliche and Dominique Lagadic-Gossmann

2102

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10. Crucial Role of ADAMTS13 Related to Endotoxemia and Subsequent Cytokinemia in the Progression of Alcoholic Hepatitis

By Masahito Uemura, Yoshihiro Fujimura, Tomomi Matsuyama, Masanori Matsumoto, Hiroaki Takaya, Chie Morioka and Hiroshi Fukui

1520

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11. The Role of Liver Transplantation in theTreatment of Alcoholic Liver Disease

By Georgios Tsoulfas and Polyxeni Agorastou

1481

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