Journal article icon

Journal article

Sclerosing cholangitis.

Abstract:

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Primary sclerosing cholangitis is a chronic cholestatic liver disease characterized by strictures of the biliary tree. It is immune mediated, although the precise cause remains unknown. Recent reports have shown a higher prevalence and burden of disease than was previously suspected. RECENT FINDINGS: The research into the etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma, medical and surgical therapy, and timing and outcome of liver transplantation is discuss...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Authors


MacFaul, GR More by this author
Chapman, RW More by this author
Journal:
Current opinion in gastroenterology
Volume:
21
Issue:
3
Pages:
348-353
Publication date:
2005-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1531-7056
ISSN:
0267-1379
URN:
uuid:08fdc993-317a-49a5-8de8-d4f98d46aec7
Source identifiers:
180809
Local pid:
pubs:180809
Language:
English
Keywords:

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP