primary biliary cirrhosis


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Related to primary biliary cirrhosis: secondary biliary cirrhosis, Primary sclerosing cholangitis

primary biliary cirrhosis

[¦Prīm·ə·rē ‚bil·ē·er·ē sə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
A slowly progressive disease primarily of middle-aged women, caused by an autoimmune destruction of bile ducts that begins as inflammation in and around larger intrahepatic bile ducts and eventually results in liver cell damage.
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Data have shown that in primary biliary cirrhosis, bone disorders were caused by vitamin K deficiency and that supplementation of vitamin K may prevent bone loss (34).
True' antimitochondrial antibody-negative primary biliary cirrhosis, low sensitivity of the routine assays, or both?
Improved prognosis of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis that have a biochemical response to ursodeoxycholic acid.
Association of primary biliary cirrhosis with the allele HLA-DPB1FNx010301 in a German population.
Pseudohyponatraemia, hypercholesterolaemia, and primary biliary cirrhosis.
Destruction of canals of Hering in primary biliary cirrhosis.
Identify and understand important and diverse types of therapeutics under development for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis.
Our findings highlight that primary biliary cirrhosis is not a uniform disease with uniform risks and impact, but one with high-and low-risk patients," said Dr.
Epidemiology of primary biliary cirrhosis in a defined rural population in the northern part of Sweden.
Mayo Risk Score (MRS) was used for the evaluation of patients with Primary biliary cirrhosis and primary sclerosing cholangitis which has been validated using independent data sets at different institutions15.
for authorized generic versions of the URSO 250 and URSO Forte Scored (ursodiol tablets, USP) family of products for the treatment of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis, a chronic liver disease that slowly destroys the ducts that drain bile in the liver.
No flowers but donations if desired, to The Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Foundation c /o C o -o p e r a t i v e Funeralcare, 4-5 Temple Street, Swindon, SN1 1SQ.