Pathological and virological findings in patients with persistent hypertransaminasaemia of unknown aetiology.

@article{Berasain2000PathologicalAV,
  title={Pathological and virological findings in patients with persistent hypertransaminasaemia of unknown aetiology.},
  author={Carmen Berasain and Maite Bet{\'e}s and A. Panizo and Joaquim Ruiz and Jos{\'e} Ignacio Herrero and Mar{\'i}a Pilar Civeira and Jes{\'u}s Prieto},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2000},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={429-35}
}
BACKGROUND The histopathological spectrum and role of hepatitis viruses in cases of hypertransaminasaemia of unknown aetiology have not been correctly analysed in a sufficiently large number of patients. METHODS We studied 1075 consecutive patients referred for liver biopsy because of elevation of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels for more than six months. From this population we selected those cases in whom the aetiology could not be defined from clinical, biochemical, and serological… CONTINUE READING

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