Priority 22 from the Alcohol-related Liver Disease PSP

UNCERTAINTY: To what degree is established liver disease reversible?  (JLA PSP Priority 22)
Overall ranking 22
JLA question ID 0044/22
Explanatory note (including examples of original survey submissions) The chances of their liver recovering from alcohol related damage is a major issue for many patients. "What are the chances of improving?  Over what timescale?"     "Is there a threshold beyond which alcohol-related liver disease is irrepairable?"     " How readily (if at all) early stage liver disease can be treated and the general recovery pattern if mild live disease has been caused?"

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Oral and Gastrointestinnal
Extra information provided by this PSP
Submitted by 3 patients, 10 carers and 11 professionals
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0044
PSP name Alcohol-related Liver Disease
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 45 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 16 September 2016