chronic alcoholism


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The major risk factors for developing hepatocellular carcinoma are viral infection, chronic alcoholism, and exposure to toxic substances called aflatoxins.
A central target for pharmacologic intervention in chronic alcoholism is the phenomenon of craving.
Patients with chronic hypertension or chronic alcoholism, late initiation of antibacterial therapy, consciousness disorders, abnormal features at chest auscultation, oligoanuria, jaundice, hyperamylasemia, or high aspartate aminotransferase levels may benefit from early intensive and specific management.
Cases with medical comorbidities common to chronic alcoholism exhibited additional focal pathology.
During the evaluation of these patients, the elevated enzyme levels may not always herald the diagnosis of MI since they can readily be attributed to the coexisting muscle injury and chronic alcoholism.
There is a medical staff that does its best to cope with the chronic alcoholism that afflicts many clients.
The more extreme effects include chronic alcoholism, liver problems and an early grave for the devoted tippler.
The life of actor Richard Harris, who died last year aged 72, was blighted by his chronic alcoholism.
EDWARD SKWIRA, A DECORATED WORLD WAR II VETERAN, ENTERED THE VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER (VAMC) IN MASSACHUSETTS FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC ALCOHOLISM.
These authors did suggest that liver cirrhosis, in addition to chronic alcoholism and prolonged steroid treatment, may have predisposed the patient to extension of the patient's right upper lobe aspergillus infection, leading to SEA.
Diseases--such as diabetes, kidney disease, chronic alcoholism, multiple sclerosis, atherosclerosis, vascular disease, and neurologic disease--account for about 70 percent of ED cases.
Fascinated by reports of Chinese physicians using kuzu to treat chronic alcoholism, Harvard medical researcher Wing-Ming Keung traveled to China to collect clinical information.

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