TITLE

Review: Ursodeoxycholic acid does not reduce risk for mortality or liver transplantation in primary biliary cirrhosis

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which examines the effect of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in treating patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). Quality assessment of individual trials was based on randomization method. In patients with PBC, study shows that UDCA does not reduce risk for mortality of liver transplantation.
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28694448

 

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