Biomarkers for methotrexate-induced liver injury: urinary protein profiling of psoriasis patients.

Hepatic fibrosis is an adverse drug reaction of methotrexate (MTX) seen after long-term use in psoriasis patients. Currently, patients are monitored for MTX-induced hepatic fibrosis by performing liver biopsy, which is risky and burdensome for the patient, or by measuring plasma procollagen type III aminopeptide (PIIINP), which is not conclusive. The… (More)