Alcoholic Liver Disease

  • Common cause of chronic liver disease leading to cirrhosis, liver failure
  • More than 3-4 drinks per day for 15 to 20 years can lead to cirrhosis
  • Liver function can recover with abstinence
  • Liver function can improve with abstinence even after cirrhosis has developed
  • Liver transplant available for those who have stopped drinking and remain sober