Published in Hepatitis Weekly, April 21st, 2003
"A 50-year-old woman was diagnosed with acute-onset autoimmune hepatitis. She did not respond to steroid therapy including pulse therapy, and was subsequently treated with living donor-liver transplantation 36 days after the beginning of steroid therapy," scientists in Japan reported.
"Except for a period of transient mild acute rejection, her liver function tests remained within a normal range for 2-5 years after the operation," said K. Kawai and colleagues, Ehime University, School of Medicine.
"The courses of autoimmune hepatitis patients...
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