Inutile la pentoxifillina nell’epatite alcolica non responder agli steroidi

Early switch to pentoxifylline in patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis is inefficient in non-responders to corticosteroids.Louvet A, Diaz E, Dharancy S, Coevoet H, Texier F, Th?venot T, Deltenre P, Canva V, Plane C, Mathurin P. J Hepatol. 2008 Mar;48(3):465-470. BACKGROUND/AIMS: In severe alcoholic hepatitis (AH), 40% of patients will obtain no benefit from corticosteroids. Improvement…