Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Long-Term Survival in Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

Levy, Cynthia
February 2004
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb2004, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p269
Academic Journal
Comments on issues about the potential therapeutic value of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). Use of orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) to cure PBC; Investigation on the extent of benefit of UDCA therapy with or without OLT; Significance of the study on the provision of insights regarding the effect of UDCA therapy in patients with PBC.


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