Ursodeoxycholic acid for the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis

Keith Lindor

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A 52-year-old woman receives a diagnosis of primary biliary cirrhosis. Treatment with ursodeoxycholic acid is recommended. Therapy with this drug appears to prolong transplantation-free survival, although the mechanism of benefit is unclear.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1524
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number15
StatePublished - Oct 11 2007
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Medicine


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