Bile acid and immunosuppressive therapy in primary biliary cirrhosis
Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC) is a chronic, cholestatic liver disease characterized by non-suppurative destruction of interlobular and septal bile ducts, with subsequent liver damage and eventually development of cirrhosis. The disease is relatively rare with an estimated annual incidence and point prevalence in Europe of about 14 and 114 per million population respectively.The course of the disease is variable and unpredictable, but potentially fa1tal.
|Promotor||Berge Henegouwen, G.P. van (Gerard) , Schalm, S.W. (Solko)|
|Sponsor||Zambon Nederland BV|
|Keywords||biliary cirrhosis, cirrhosis, gastroenterology, immunosuppressive drugs, liver diseases|
Wolfhagen, F.H.J.. (1995, September 20). Bile acid and immunosuppressive therapy in primary biliary cirrhosis. Babeliowsky, Amsterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/21997