Demographic, lifestyle, medical and familial factors associated with primary biliary cirrhosis.

@article{Corpechot2010DemographicLM,
  title={Demographic, lifestyle, medical and familial factors associated with primary biliary cirrhosis.},
  author={Christophe Corpechot and Yves Chr{\'e}tien and Olivier Chazouilleres and Raoul Poupon},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={162-9}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is believed to result from the interaction of genetic and environmental factors. The controlled studies aiming to assess risk factors for PBC are still limited. Our aim was to identify risk factors and co-morbidities associated with PBC in a large monocentric cohort. METHODS We enrolled 222 patients with PBC and 509 controls matched for age, gender, and residential location. Standardized questionnaire data, including more than 200 questions… CONTINUE READING