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Treatment of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis with Ciclosporin (CyA): Pilot Study

  • M. R. Lucey
  • J. M. Neuberger
  • G. J. M. Alexander
  • S. Robson
  • Roger Williams
Conference paper

Abstract

Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is accompanied by disturbances of the immune system [6]. Thus, although it is unclear whether these disturbances have any significance in the aetiopathogenesis of PBC, many immunomodulatory drugs have been used to treat PBC [8]. Administration of corticosteroids has been associated with improvement of liver function tests but there has been no controlled trial of their efficacy.

Keywords

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Acne Rosacea Serum Bilirubin Level High Serum Creatinine Level Raise Serum Creatinine 
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© Sandoz Ltd, Basle 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. R. Lucey
    • 1
  • J. M. Neuberger
  • G. J. M. Alexander
  • S. Robson
  • Roger Williams
    • 2
  1. 1.Gastroenterology Division, Dept. of IntMedicine University of MichiganAnn ArbourUSA
  2. 2.The Liver UnitKing’s College School of Medicine and DentistryLondonUK

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