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Positive familial history for metabolic traits predisposes to early and more severe alcoholic cirrhosis: a cross-sectional study.

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Summary of "Positive familial history for metabolic traits predisposes to early and more severe alcoholic cirrhosis: a cross-sectional study."

Familial aggregation of metabolic traits in NAFLD is well documented. However, relevance of these traits in alcoholic cirrhosis is not well studied. We aimed to explore the association of family history of metabolic traits with age at diagnosis, severity and complications of alcoholic cirrhosis.

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Name: Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver
ISSN: 1478-3231
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