Recent developments in the management of idiopathic cholestatic liver disease

Mohamad H. Imam, Emma Weeding, Keith D. Lindor

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Abstract

In recent years, the clinical management of patients with idiopathic cholestatic liver disease has shown significant progress. Advancement of diagnostic and therapeutic approaches and better understanding of the pathophysiology underlying these diseases have all contributed considerably to this progress. In this review, we aim to touch briefly on several developments that have occurred in this regard and to discuss novel findings and interventions valuable to clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)317-326
Number of pages10
JournalAnnals of Gastroenterology
Volume25
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Corticosteroids
  • Management
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Ursodeoxycholic acid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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