Alcoholic fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, and alcoholic cirrhosis are the three forms of alcoholic liver diseases. Detailed history, liver function tests, ultrasonogram, fibro scan, and liver biopsy are different modalities to diagnose alcoholic fatty liver diseases (ALFD). Watch this video on "Diagnosis of Alcoholic Liver Diseases" where Dr Joy Varghese talks about the use of various techniques in detecting ALFDs, whether asymptomatic or symptomatic.
Dr Joy has been in the medical field for more than a decade. He has 7 years of experience as a Senior Consultant in the Department of Hepatology & Liver Transplantation at Global Hospitals & Health City, Chennai. He also worked as a Visiting Consultant in the renowned hospitals like Madras Medical College Hospital and Kumaran Hospital in Chennai. Dr Joy has completed his DM in Medical Gastroenterology from Stanley Medical College Hospital, Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, in 2004. He has 12 years of extensive experience in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.