Liver transplantation has been an acceptable treatment for end-stage liver disease for many years. The greatest number of patients needing transplantation for survival are those suffering from alcohol-related end-stage liver disease. Throughout the years, many debates and much research have been completed looking at the medical and ethical responsibility to give transplants to these patients. In this article, the author looks at some of the arguments facing transplantation in patients with alcoholism and some of the related research published

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