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

Reichen, Juerg
January 2008
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p17
Academic Journal
The author comments on the study which examines the effect of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in treating patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). According to the author, the analyzed trials made by the researchers were not supported by adequate treatment duration, considering that the median survival of patients with PBC is 10-15 years.


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