Risk of acute liver injury associated with the use of drugs: a multicentre population survey.

@article{Sabat2007RiskOA,
  title={Risk of acute liver injury associated with the use of drugs: a multicentre population survey.},
  author={Montserrat Sabat{\'e} and Luisa Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez and Elisabet P{\'e}rez and Xavier Vidal and Mar{\'i}a Asunci{\'o}n But{\'i} and Xavier Xiol and Antoni Gelabert Mas and Carlos Guarner and Montserrat Forn{\'e} and R. Garcia de Sola and Jos{\'e} Castellote and Joaquim Rigau and J R Laporte},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 12},
  pages={1401-9}
}
BACKGROUND Acute liver injury of uncertain aetiology is often drug related and quantitative information about the associated risk is scarce. AIM To estimate the risk of acute liver injury associated with the use of drugs. METHODS In a population survey study, 126 cases of acute liver injury were prospectively assembled from January 1993 to December 1999, in patients over 15 years of age, in 12 hospitals in Barcelona (Spain). We estimated the relative risk for each drug as the ratio between… CONTINUE READING

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