Julia Neuberger

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Seven of ten women with oral-contraceptive-associated liver tumours were found to have hepatocellular carcinoma. The diagnosis was often delayed, although hepatomegaly was always present on examination, and liver-function tests and erythrocyte sedimentation-rates were abnormal in most cases. Other investigations, including routine technetium liver scans and(More)
The relation between donor and recipient status for HLA class I and II antigens in 62 patients undergoing liver transplantation was examined with particular reference to a well-defined variant of chronic rejection, the vanishing-bileduct (VBD) syndrome. A complete mismatch for class I antigens was more common in those with the VBD syndrome than in those(More)
Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is associated with serum antibodies that react with the dihydrolipoamide acetyltransferase component (E2) of the mitochondrial pyruvate dehydrogenase complex. We have sought the presence of E2 on the surface of human intrahepatic biliary epithelial cells (BEC). Cultured BECs from PBC but not normal liver were found to have E2(More)
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