Participants and Methods
Abbreviations and Acronyms:AHR (adjusted hazard ratio), BMI (body mass index), FLD (fatty liver disease), ICD-9 (International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision), IQR (interquartile range)
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Grant Support: This work was supported in part by Mayo Clinic’s Carol M . Gatton Professorship in Digestive Diseases Research Honoring Peter Carryer, M.D. (V.H.S.) and grant AA026974 from the National Institutes of Health (P.S.K., V.H.S.) .
Potential Competing Interests: Dr Shah is a consultant for Afimmune Limited, Ambys Medicines, Durect Corporation, Enterome SAB, Merck Research Laboratories, and Novartis Pharmaceuticals; serves on the advisory boards of Akaza Bioscience, Generon Corporation (Shanghai), GRI Bio, Inc, Surrozen, and Vital Therapies, Inc; and has patents/patents pending related to the diagnosis and treatment of alcoholic hepatitis. The other authors report no competing interests.
Data Previously Presented: These data were presented in part at the 2018 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Liver Meeting in San Francisco, CA.