Clinical Features and Long Term Outcome of 102 Treated Autoimmune Hepatitis Patients

@inproceedings{Malekzadeh2012ClinicalFA,
  title={Clinical Features and Long Term Outcome of 102 Treated Autoimmune Hepatitis Patients},
  author={Zinab Malekzadeh and Sepideh Haghazali and Sadaf G Sepanlou and Homayoon Vahedi and Shahin Merat and Masoud Sotoudeh and Siavosh Nasseri-Moghaddam and Reza Malekzadeh},
  booktitle={Hepatitis monthly},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND There is limited data on the natural history of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) and on the long-term follow-up of AIH patients who have been referred for regular medical attention. OBJECTIVES We evaluated the clinical presentation and natural history of AIH in a large cohort of type I AIH patients from Iran. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between 1997 and 2008, 102 patients were enrolled in the study. Patients were diagnosed using the International Autoimmune Hepatitis Group criteria and were… CONTINUE READING