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Shaping new paths in clinical trial design to address alcohol use disorders and alcohol-associated liver disease

An expert panel has proposed 28 recommendations for the design and conduct of clinical trials for alcohol use disorders and alcohol-associated liver disease. This field has a scarcity of clinical trials, despite alcohol abuse and alcohol-related liver disease being one of the greatest causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide.

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Fig. 1: Summary of the new expert recommendations for designing clinical trials to address alcohol use and alcohol-associated liver disease.

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Serrazina, J., Cortez-Pinto, H. Shaping new paths in clinical trial design to address alcohol use disorders and alcohol-associated liver disease. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol (2024). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41575-024-00948-7

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