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Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

, Volume 37, Issue 1, pp 8–8 | Cite as

Correction to: Ayurvedic and herbal medicine-induced liver injury: It is time to wake up and take notice

  • Harshad Devarbhavi
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Correction to: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology (2018)

  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12664-018-0820-6

The published online version contains incorrect data. These have been corrected below.

It adds to the growing body of knowledge in the area of AHM-induced liver injury by reporting the clinical, laboratory, liver biopsy findings, toxicological profile, and outcome in 34 patients exposed to AHM.

The above sentence be read as: It adds to the growing body of knowledge in the area of AHM-induced liver injury by reporting the clinical, laboratory, liver biopsy findings, toxicological profile, and outcome in 33 patients exposed to AHM.

The investigators reviewed the clinicopathologic features of 27 patients and analyzed the levels of heavy metal and highly volatile organic compounds (hVOC) of 47 and 17 AHM formulations respectively from 33 patients.

The above sentence be read as: The investigators reviewed the clinicopathologic features of 27 patients and analyzed the levels of heavy metal and highly volatile organic compounds (hVOC) of 47 and 30 AHM formulations respectively from 33 patients.

Mortality was 22% (6/27 patients), and some patients with liver fibrosis and steatosis also had evidence of hepatic decompensation such as hepatic encephalopathy and ascites.

The above sentence be read as: Mortality was 18.5% (5/27 patients), and some patients with liver fibrosis and steatosis also had evidence of hepatic decompensation such as hepatic encephalopathy and ascites.

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© Indian Society of Gastroenterology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Gastroenterology and HepatologySt. John’s Medical College HospitalBengaluruIndia

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