TITLE

Mycophenolate Mofetil is an effective alternative to Azathioprine in patients with severe autoimmune hepatitis

AUTHOR(S)
Cedar, Mark A; Ahmad, Sarfraz; Bellicini, Nicholas A; Kania, Robert J; Molloy, Peter J
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS92
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract of the article "Mycophenolate Mofetil is an Effective Alternative to Azathioprine in Patients with Severe Autoimmune Hepatitis," by Mark A. Cedar, Sarfraz Ahmad, Nicholas A. Bellicini, Robert J. Kania and Peter J. Molloy is presented.
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66954310

 

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