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Introducing the 2019 AASLD guidance on Alcohol-related liver disease.

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The previous American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) practice guideline on 'alcoholic liver disease' published in 2010, has been an undoubted success (1). According to Google Scholar on June 14, 2019, it has received more than 1,400 citations. In 2018, the AASLD Practice Guideline Committee decided that the field was ready for a new guideline, now called 'a guidance'. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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Name: Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society
ISSN: 1527-6473
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