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Multicentre Cohort Study in Alcoholic Hepatitis (MICAH)
MICAH is actively recruiting patients with alcohol-related hepatitis and acute decompensation of cirrhosis.
Please contact us if you are a hospital site interested in participating.
To identify and validate biomarkers and scoring systems which predict the outcome of alcoholic hepatitis.
To recruit patients with Alcoholic Hepatitis (AH), irrespective of severity, to evaluate performance of the prognostic scoring systems and diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers. In order to evaluate diagnostic biomarkers, we will also recruit control patients with acute decompensation of cirrhosis (AD).
Prospective multi-centre observational cohort study with nested case-control studies for mortality, infection and acute kidney injury.
The study will collect patient data and samples for 90 days and continue remote follow up for 10 years.
Active Recruitment Sites
Aintree University Hospital
Cambridge University Hospital
Derby Teaching Hospitals
East Kent Hospital
NHS Forth Valley - Forth Valley Royal Hospital
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NHS Grampian - Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital
Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Leeds Teaching Hospital
NHS Lothian - Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Oxford University Hospitals
Plymouth NHS Trust
Royal Devon and Exeter
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals
Royal Free Hospital
St George's University Hospitals
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospital Southampton
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