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Analysis of factors predictive of mortality in alcoholic hepatitis and derivation and validation of the Glasgow alcoholic hepatitis score
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    Future use of the Glasgow alcoholic hepatitis score
    • I N Guha
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      • William M Rosenberg

    Dear Editor,

    We read with interest the findings of Forrest et al ; Gut 2005; 54: 1174-1179, regarding their prognostic algorithm for alcoholic hepatitis; Glasgow alcoholic hepatitis score (GAHS). The study uses robust clinical end-points to develop an algorithm that has diagnostic advantages over the modified discriminant function score (DFS). We would like to discuss some of the future implications of this importa...

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