Mortality and the risk of malignancy in autoimmune liver diseases: A population‐based study in Canterbury, New Zealand

  title={Mortality and the risk of malignancy in autoimmune liver diseases: A population‐based study in Canterbury, New Zealand},
  author={Jing Hieng Ngu and Richard Blair Gearry and Chris Miles Frampton and Catherine Ann Malcolm Stedman},
  • Jing Hieng Ngu, Richard Blair Gearry, +1 author Catherine Ann Malcolm Stedman
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Hepatology
  • Population‐based quantitative data on the mortality and cancer incidence of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH), primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), and primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) are scarce. Our aim was to systematically investigate the survival and risk of malignancy on population‐based cohorts of AIH, PBC, and PSC in Canterbury, New Zealand. Multiple case‐finding methods were employed, including searches of all public and private, adult and pediatric outpatient clinics, hospital notes… CONTINUE READING
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