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ALCOHOL AND THE LIVER ; ALCOHOL AND THE LIVER ; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; Chapter 1 ALCOHOL METABOLISM AND ALCOHOLIC LIVER DISEASE ; Abstract; Introduction; Alcohol Metabolism; Alcohol Metabolism in the Liver; Alcohol Dehydrogenase and Acetaldehyde Dehydrogenase; Alcohol and Biochemical Homeostasis; Alcohol and Net Energy Production; Mitochondria and Alcoholic Liver Disease; Mitochondria Structure; Chronic Alcohol Consumption, Mitochondrial Structure and mtDNA; Apoptosis; Clinical Presentation of Alcoholic Liver Disease; Conclusion; References 2. Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Cirrhosis3. Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Hepatitis; 4. Timing of Transplantation; 5. Outcomes Following Relapse after Liver Transplantation; 6. Post-Transplantation Care; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7 ALCOHOLIC AND NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE; Abstract; Introduction; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8 PATHOLOGIC FEATURES AND MECHANISMS IN ALCOHOLIC LIVER DISEASE ; Abstract; References; Chapter 9 ALCOHOL AND THE LIVER: ROLE OF MITOCHONDRIA; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Ethanol Metabolism; Ethanol Absorption Chapter 2 INFLAMMATION IN ALCOHOLIC LIVER DISEASE Abstract; Alcohol and the Liver.
Inflammation in Alcoholic Liver Disease; Contributors to Alcohol-Related Inflammation; Microbial Products; Alcohol Metabolites and Reactive Oxygen Species; Perpetuating the Inflammatory Environment: Fatty Acids, Damaged Cells, and Hepatitis Viruses; Immune Cells in Alcoholic Liver Disease; Kupffer Cells; Neutrophils; Natural Killer (NK) and NKT Cells; T and B Lymphocytes; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3 PURINERGIC SIGNALING AND THE INFLAMMASOME IN ACUTE ALCOHOLIC LIVER DISEASE ; Abstract; Introduction ConclusionReferences; Chapter 5 VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS IN ALCOHOLIC LIVER DISEASE ; Abstract; Introduction; Water Soluble Vitamins; Vitamin B1 (Thiamine); Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin); Vitamin B3 (Niacin); Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine); Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid/Folate); Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin); Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid); Fat Soluble Vitamins; Vitamin A (Retinol); Vitamin E (Tocopherol); Vitamin D; Minerals and Trace Elements; Iron; Calcium and Magnesium; Zinc; References; Chapter 6 LIVER TRANSPLANTATION FOR ALCOHOLIC LIVER DISEASE ; Abstract; 1. Introduction Understanding Inflammatory Elements of ALD PathogenesisPurinergic Signaling; Purinergic Modulation of Inflammation and Immune Responses in ALD; Purinergic Links to Hepatic Fibrosis; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4 ASSESSMENT OF MALNUTRITION IN ALCOHOLIC LIVER DISEASE; Abstract; Introduction; Challenges in Assessing Nutrition Status; Methods of Assessing Nutrition Status; Nutrition Intake; Subjective Global Assessment; Weight; Biochemical Markers; 24-Hour Creatinine Excretion; Physical Assessment; Hand Grip Strength; Tricep Skinfold Test; Mid-Arm Circumference; Advanced Composition Tests