Prognostic performance of 7 biomarkers compared to liver biopsy in early alcohol-related liver disease.
Rasmussen DN, Thiele M, Johansen S, Kjærrgaard M, Lindvig KP, Israelsen M, Antonsen S, Detlefsen S, Krag A, GALAXY , MicrobLiver consortia , Anastasiadou E, Arumugam M
, Bork P
, Hansen T, Hartoft C, Israelsen H, Karsdal M, Legido-Quigley C, Melberg HO, Thiele M, Trebicka J, Krag A, Bork P
, Mann M, Matthijnssens J, Krag A, Hansen T
Alcohol is the most common cause of liver-related mortality and morbidity. We therefore aimed to assess and compare the prognostic performance of elastography and blood-based markers to predict time to the first liver-related event, severe infection, and all-cause mortality in patients with a history of excess drinking.