biliary cirrhosis


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biliary cirrhosis

n.
1. Cirrhosis of the liver caused by obstruction of the bile ducts.
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Coverage of the Primary Biliary Cirrhosis pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
Charlie, who runs the five-star Castle House bed and breakfast in Denbigh, said the condition, called Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, also affects his brain and as his health deteriorates his neighbours have pitched in to help run the business.
LUM001 is being developed as a therapy for cholestatic liver diseases including PFIC, PSC, Alagille syndrome and primary biliary cirrhosis.
Primary biliary cirrhosis is a liver disease that primarily affects women.
They focus on physiological changes in liver function tests during normal pregnancy; liver disease not specific to pregnancy, such as viral hepatitis, gall stone and biliary disease, hepatic vein thrombosis, primary biliary cirrhosis, hepatic adenoma, Wilson disease, and portal hypertension; liver disease unique to pregnancy, including hyperemesis gravidarum, intrahepatic cholestasis, preeclampsia-induced liver disease and HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets) syndrome, and the acute fatty liver; and transplantation.
Patients should undergo surveillance for HCC if they have cirrhosis secondary to the following conditions: hepatitis B, hepatitis C, stage 4 primary biliary cirrhosis, genetic hemochromatosis, and alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency.
Research involving 5000 people suggested smokers are 63 per cent more likely to suffer from potentially lethal primary biliary cirrhosis of the liver.
The findings by experts at Newcastle University show patients suffering from Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC) are more than twice as likely to fall as non sufferers.
He sent me to London where I was diagnosed with primary biliary cirrhosis.
Medics at the Freeman Hospital and the Royal Victoria Infirmary will now be able to continue their research into liver disease primary biliary cirrhosis in the hope of finding its cause and improving the symptoms for patients.
An inverse association between the TNF-[alpha] -308A allele and disease manifestation was found in Gaucher disease (30) and primary biliary cirrhosis (31, 32).
The first volume contains articles on mediators and regulation of liver disease and the immunological basis of liver injury, with individual topics that include the role of chemokines in liver pathophysiology, the basis for immune recognition of cellular targets in primary biliary cirrhosis, and the role of nitric oxide in liver disorders.