ISBN-13: 9781632423627 / Angielski / Twarda / 2015 / 234 str.
This book presents outcomes of research and analysis on various challenges of alcoholic liver disease. Alcoholic liver disease develops due to excessive drinking over a long period of time. All those with high alcohol intake may not necessarily develop severe forms of alcoholic liver disease. Determination of the individual susceptibility is probably due to genetic factors reflecting that a family history of chronic liver disease signifies a greater risk. Other factors involved are iron overload and obesity. This book presents advanced information elucidating the present comprehension of a range of alcoholic liver diseases. The aim of this book is to provide new ideas and introduce new subjects to the readers including clinicians, academicians, researchers as well as hepatologists. Also, readers interested in enhancing their knowledge regarding this field, including students, will find this book as a good source of reference.