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Hepatic and extrahepatic malignancies in primary sclerosing cholangitis.
BACKGROUND/AIMS To assess the risk of hepatic and extrahepatic malignancies in a large cohort of Swedish primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) patients compared with that of the general SwedishExpand
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High-dose ursodeoxycholic acid in primary sclerosing cholangitis: a 5-year multicenter, randomized, controlled study.
BACKGROUND & AIMS There is no medical treatment of proven benefit for primary sclerosing cholangitis. This study aimed at studying the effect of a higher dose of ursodeoxycholic acid than previouslyExpand
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The natural history of small-duct primary sclerosing cholangitis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The long-term prognosis of patients with small-duct primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) remains incompletely characterized. We aimed at determining the natural history andExpand
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Body Mass Index and the Risk for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis: Data From a European Prospective Cohort Study (The IBD in EPIC Study)
OBJECTIVES:Obesity is associated with a proinflammatory state that may be involved in the etiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), for which there are plausible biological mechanisms. Our aimExpand
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High prevalence of small duct primary sclerosing cholangitis among patients with overlapping autoimmune hepatitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis.
BACKGROUND Overlap syndrome is a term used for overlapping features of autoimmune hepatitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis or primary biliary cirrhosis and for autoimmune cholangitis. We describeExpand
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Hepatic and extrahepatic malignancies in autoimmune hepatitis. A long-term follow-up in 473 Swedish patients.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH) is a liver disease which may lead to liver cirrhosis. Cirrhosis is a well-known risk factor for hepatocellular cancer. Lymphoma is a disease, where immuneExpand
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Natural history and outcome in 32 Swedish patients with small duct primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC).
BACKGROUND/AIMS This study aims at describing the natural history and outcome of small duct primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). METHODS Thirty-two patients with small duct PSC were studied. TheExpand
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Short and long term outcome of severe acute pancreatitis.
OBJECTIVE Between 1985 and 1994, 883 cases of acute pancreatitis were treated in Malmö, Sweden (population 233,000). The purpose of this study was to report the short- and long-term outcome of the 79Expand
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Increased risk of primary sclerosing cholangitis and ulcerative colitis in first-degree relatives of patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The importance of genetic factors for the development of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is incompletely understood. This study assessed the risk of PSC and inflammatory bowelExpand
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Autoimmune hepatitis among fertile women: Strategies during pregnancy and breastfeeding?
Objective. In published studies there is a lack of data about the risks, management and how women with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) decide on and are advised about pregnancy. The aim of this study wasExpand
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