Survival and histological resolution of fibrosis in patients with autoimmune chronic active hepatitis.

@article{Schvarcz1993SurvivalAH,
  title={Survival and histological resolution of fibrosis in patients with autoimmune chronic active hepatitis.},
  author={Robert Schvarcz and Hans Glaumann and Ola Weiland},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={1993},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={15-23}
}
Survival and long-term clinical and histological outcome were assessed retrospectively in 33 patients treated for autoimmune chronic active hepatitis. The Mayo Clinic treatment criteria were met by 30 of 33 patients and histological signs indicating nodular fibrosis and/or cirrhosis were present in 16 of 33 (48%). An overall 10-year survival rate of 90% was found by life-table analysis. This was not significantly different from matched controls (92%). Paired liver biopsies revealed that 16 of… CONTINUE READING

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