Staging of chronic nonsuppurative destructive cholangitis (syndrome of primary biliary cirrhosis)

@article{Ludwig2004StagingOC,
  title={Staging of chronic nonsuppurative destructive cholangitis (syndrome of primary biliary cirrhosis)},
  author={J. Ludwig and E. Dickson and G. McDonald},
  journal={Virchows Archiv A},
  year={2004},
  volume={379},
  pages={103-112}
}
Staging of liver biopsy specimens from patients with chronic non-suppurative destructive cholangitis (CNDC or syndrome of primary biliary cirrhosis) has become an important part of clinical studies that are currently done in many centers. Therefore, staging methods should be based on uniform criteria that are applicable to all specimens and are easily reproducible. Most pathologists staging CNDC use the system proposed by Scheuer and modified slightly by Popper and Schaffner; and generally… Expand

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