Autoimmune hepatitis exerts a profound, negative effect on health related quality of life: a prospective, single centre study.

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Summary of "Autoimmune hepatitis exerts a profound, negative effect on health related quality of life: a prospective, single centre study."

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a progressive chronic liver disease. Health related quality of life (HRQoL) in AIH has not attracted much attention so far. We prospectively assessed various aspects of HRQoL in a well characterized group of patients with AIH.


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Name: Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver
ISSN: 1478-3231


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A closely related group of antigens found in the plasma only during the infective phase of hepatitis B or in virulent chronic hepatitis B, probably indicating active virus replication; there are three subtypes which may exist in a complex with immunoglobulins G.

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