Primary Biliary Cholangitis , An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease, 1st Edition

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Edited by Binu V. John, M.D., M.P.H
In this issue of Clinics in Liver Disease, guest editor Dr. John V. Binu brings his considerable expertise to the topic of Primary Biliary Cholangitis. PBC leads to inflammation and scarring of the small bile ducts, and, if untreated, can lead to cir ...view more
In this issue of Clinics in Liver Disease, guest editor Dr. John V. Binu brings his considerable expertise to the topic of Primary Biliary Cholangitis. PBC leads to inflammation and scarring of the small bile ducts, and, if untreated, can lead to cirrhosis and liver failure. In this issue, top experts provide a state-of-the-art review of diagnosis and treatment for this chronic, progressive liver disorder. 
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9780323972949
Publication Date :
25-10-2022
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In this issue of Clinics in Liver Disease, guest editor Dr. John V. Binu brings his considerable expertise to the topic of Primary Biliary Cholangitis. PBC leads to inflammation and scarring of the small bile ducts, and, if untreated, can lead to cirrhosis and liver failure. In this issue, top experts provide a state-of-the-art review of diagnosis and treatment for this chronic, progressive liver disorder. 

Key Features
  • Contains 13 practice-oriented topics including genetics of primary biliary cholangitis; prognostic scoring systems in PBC; overlap syndromes and PBC; non-invasive evaluation of fibrosis and portal hypertension in PBC; treatment of PBC: first- and second-line therapies; novel therapies for PBC; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on primary biliary cholangitis, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 


Author Information
Edited by Binu V. John, M.D., M.P.H, Affiliate Associate Professor, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Assistant Chief of Medicine, Chief of Hepatology, Interim Chief of Hematology and Oncology, Bruce W Carter VA Medical center, Miami FL