The timing of liver transplantation in primary biliary cirrhosis.

Abstract

Primary biliary cirrhosis, the most common chronic cholestatic liver disease in adults, usually progresses to cirrhosis and its complications. Ursodeoxycholic acid therapy delays disease progression, but most patients will ultimately succumb. Liver transplantation is now accepted as the standard treatment for end-stage PBC. Development of major… (More)

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@article{Angulo2000TheTO, title={The timing of liver transplantation in primary biliary cirrhosis.}, author={Paul Angulo and E. Rolland Dickson}, journal={Bailliere's best practice & research. Clinical gastroenterology}, year={2000}, volume={14 4}, pages={657-68} }