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Morphologic evolution of CAH with and without therapy. A two year follow-up.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7203364     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The morphologic evolution of chronic active hepatitis (CAH) over a two-year period in 57 post-puberty patients with homogeneous characteristics was studied retrospectively. Of these, 29 received therapy with steroids and immunosuppressive drugs while 28 received no therapy. At the end of the 2-year period, the statistically assessed morphologic results showed that the therapy had had a positive effect on the initial morphologic pattern.
Authors:
G Celle; C Volpi; R Testa; M Dodero
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hepato-gastroenterology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0172-6390     ISO Abbreviation:  Hepatogastroenterology     Publication Date:  1980 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-05-13     Completed Date:  1981-05-13     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8007849     Medline TA:  Hepatogastroenterology     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  283-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Azathioprine / therapeutic use
Chronic Disease
Follow-Up Studies
Hepatitis / drug therapy,  pathology*
Humans
Liver / pathology*
Prednisone / therapeutic use
Prognosis
Retrospective Studies
Time Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
446-86-6/Azathioprine; 53-03-2/Prednisone

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