Published in Hepatitis Weekly, June 2nd, 2003
Patient follow-up is essential for determining whether or not autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) reappears after orthotopic liver transplantation. Follow-up regimens can include liver function tests and liver biopsies. Researchers in France now report that tests for biochemical recurrence may not depict an accurate picture of liver health in transplanted AIH patients. They have advised that long-term follow-up should include regular liver...
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