Autoimmune hepatitis and complexities in management.

Janmohamed, Ashnila and Hirschfield, Gideon M (2019) Autoimmune hepatitis and complexities in management. Frontline gastroenterology, 10 (1). pp. 77-87. ISSN 2041-4137. This article is available to all UHB staff and students via ASK Discovery tool http://tinyurl.com/z795c8c (HGS Staff) or the Library Intranet Pages (QE Staff) by using their UHB Athens login IDs.

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Official URL: https://fg.bmj.com/content/10/1/77

Abstract

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a rare heterogenous immune-mediated liver disease that for the majority has effective therapy, usually resulting in excellent prognosis. Treatment is based on immunosuppression using standard therapy with corticosteroids and azathioprine. Second-line therapeutic options exist for those who are non-responders ('difficult to treat AIH') or intolerant to standard therapy; however, their use is not standardised, and in addition, there is vast variation in practice and efficacy. Given the rarity of AIH, expertise in its management can be limited to large referral programmes. In this case-based review, we aim to discuss common clinical dilemmas encountered by clinicians managing adult patients with AIH and address the related competencies in the 2010 Gastroenterology curriculum.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available to all UHB staff and students via ASK Discovery tool http://tinyurl.com/z795c8c (HGS Staff) or the Library Intranet Pages (QE Staff) by using their UHB Athens login IDs.
Subjects: WC Communicabable diseases
WI Digestive system. Gastroenterology
Divisions: Planned IP Care > Gastroentrology
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Depositing User: Miss Emily Johnson
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2019 13:53
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2019 13:53
URI: http://www.repository.heartofengland.nhs.uk/id/eprint/1813

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