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Proton Pump Inhibitor Initiation and Withdrawal affects Gut Microbiota and Readmission Risk in Cirrhosis.

Am J Gastroenterol 2018 08 6;113(8):1177-1186. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Virginia Commonwealth University and McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA. Microbiology, Virginia Commonwealth University and McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA. Microbiome Analysis Center, George Mason University, Manassas, VA, USA.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41395-018-0085-9
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41395-018-0085-9DOI Listing
August 2018

Elbasvir/grazoprevir in black adults with hepatitis C virus infection: a pooled analysis of phase 2/3 clinical trials.

Am J Gastroenterol 2018 06 26;113(6):863-871. Epub 2018 Apr 26.

Carolinas Healthcare system, Charlotte, NC, USA. Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA. Texas clinical Research institute, Arlington, TX, USA. McGuire Research institute, McGuire Department of Veterans Affairs Medical center and Virginia commonwealth university, Richmond, VA, usA. Digestive Disease Associates, Baltimore, MD, USA. Tulane university school of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA. Merck & co., inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA. Atlanta Medical center, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41395-018-0053-4
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41395-018-0053-4DOI Listing
June 2018

Long-term Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Liver Transplantation for Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis-Related Cirrhosis.

Transplantation 2017 08;101(8):1867-1874

1 Division of Transplant Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. 2 Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. 3 Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. 4 Hunter Holmes McGuire Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000001709DOI Listing
August 2017

Genome-wide association study of primary sclerosing cholangitis identifies new risk loci and quantifies the genetic relationship with inflammatory bowel disease.

Nat Genet 2017 Feb 19;49(2):269-273. Epub 2016 Dec 19.

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.3745DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5540332PMC
February 2017

A Placebo-Controlled Trial of Obeticholic Acid in Primary Biliary Cholangitis.

N Engl J Med 2016 Aug;375(7):631-43

From University Hospitals KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium (F.N.); University of Bologna, Bologna (P.A., G.M.), Program for Autoimmune Liver Disease, International Center for Digestive Health, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milan-Bicocca, Milan (P.I.), Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano (P.I.), and University of Padua, Padua (A.F.) - all in Italy; Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia (S.I.S.); University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento (C.B.), Scripps Clinic, La Jolla (P.J.P.), and Intercept Pharmaceuticals, San Diego (R.H.-R., T.M., S.S., R.P., L.M., M.P., D.S.) - all in California; Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen (J.P.H.D.), University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam (U.B.), University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht (K.J.E.), and University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam (B.H.) - all in the Netherlands; Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center, Warsaw, Poland (J.R.); Medical University of Vienna, Vienna (M.T.); Newcastle University Medical School, Newcastle upon Tyne (D.E.J.), and the Centre for Liver Research, NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, University of Birmingham, Birmingham (G.M.H.) - both in the United Kingdom; Liver Center Munich, Department of Medicine II, University of Munich, Munich, Germany (S.H.); Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Virginia Commonwealth University and Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond (V.L.), and the Liver Institute of Virginia, Newport News (M.S.) - all in Virginia; the Liver Unit, Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas del Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Barcelona (V.V.); Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal-St. Luc, Montreal (C.V.); University Health Network Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto (H.S.); Arizona State University, Tempe (K.D.L.); Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1509840DOI Listing
August 2016

In Patients With Cirrhosis, Driving Simulator Performance Is Associated With Real-life Driving.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 May 19;14(5):747-52. Epub 2015 Nov 19.

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Virginia Commonwealth University and McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2015.11.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4836981PMC
May 2016

Performance of non-invasive models of fibrosis in predicting mild to moderate fibrosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Liver Int 2016 Apr 24;36(4):572-9. Epub 2016 Jan 24.

Division of Hepatology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/liv.13054DOI Listing
April 2016

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Is Associated with a Decline in Pancreatic Beta Cell (β-Cell) Function.

Dig Dis Sci 2015 Aug 18;60(8):2529-37. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, MCV Box 980342, Richmond, VA, 23298-0342, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-015-3627-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4900167PMC
August 2015

Severity of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and progression to cirrhosis are associated with atherogenic lipoprotein profile.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 May 13;13(5):1000-8.e3. Epub 2014 Oct 13.

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2014.10.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4395517PMC
May 2015

Long term changes in liver histology following treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus.

Ann Hepatol 2014 Jul-Aug;13(4):340-9

Hepatology Section Division of Surgical Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA.

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February 2015

Diagnosis of covert hepatic encephalopathy without specialized tests.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2014 Aug 19;12(8):1384-1389.e2. Epub 2013 Dec 19.

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Virginia Commonwealth University and McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2013.12.020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4063880PMC
August 2014

Association between high-normal levels of alanine aminotransferase and risk factors for atherogenesis.

Gastroenterology 2013 Dec 21;145(6):1271-9.e1-3. Epub 2013 Aug 21.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2013.08.036DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3840068PMC
December 2013

Substitution of tenofovir/emtricitabine for Hepatitis B immune globulin prevents recurrence of Hepatitis B after liver transplantation.

Liver Int 2012 Aug 21;32(7):1138-45. Epub 2012 Feb 21.

Section of Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology, Hume-Lee Transplant Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298-0341, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1478-3231.2012.02770.x
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August 2012

Minimal effects of acute liver injury/acute liver failure on hemostasis as assessed by thromboelastography.

J Hepatol 2012 Jan 19;56(1):129-36. Epub 2011 May 19.

Section of Hepatology and Hume-Lee Transplant Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298-0341, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2011.04.020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4944117PMC
January 2012

The multi-dimensional burden of cirrhosis and hepatic encephalopathy on patients and caregivers.

Am J Gastroenterol 2011 Sep 10;106(9):1646-53. Epub 2011 May 10.

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Virginia Commonwealth University, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23249, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2011.157DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3989143PMC
September 2011

Rifaximin improves driving simulator performance in a randomized trial of patients with minimal hepatic encephalopathy.

Gastroenterology 2011 Feb 21;140(2):478-487.e1. Epub 2010 Sep 21.

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Virginia Commonwealth University and McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23249, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2010.08.061DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3020996PMC
February 2011

Adult living donor versus deceased donor liver transplantation: a 10-year prospective single center experience.

Ann Hepatol 2009 Oct-Dec;8(4):298-307

Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth, University Health System, Richmond, VA, USA.

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June 2010

Effect of hyponatraemia on outcomes following orthotopic liver transplantation.

Liver Int 2009 Aug 3;29(7):1071-7. Epub 2009 Mar 3.

Liver Transplant Program, Hume-Lee Transplant Center, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1478-3231.2009.01982.xDOI Listing
August 2009

Incidence of prolonged length of stay after orthotopic liver transplantation and its influence on outcomes.

Liver Transpl 2009 Mar;15(3):273-9

Hepatology Section and Liver Transplant Program, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lt.21731DOI Listing
March 2009

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis is associated with altered hepatic MicroRNA expression.

Hepatology 2008 Dec;48(6):1810-20

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.22569DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2717729PMC
December 2008

A single center review of the use of mycophenolate mofetil in the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2008 Sep 30;6(9):1036-40. Epub 2008 Jun 30.

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia 23298-0341, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2008.04.006DOI Listing
September 2008

Steatohepatitis: Risk factors and impact on disease severity in human immunodeficiency virus/hepatitis C virus coinfection.

Hepatology 2008 Apr;47(4):1118-27

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia 23298-0341, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.22134DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2394857PMC
April 2008

The impact of fat distribution on the severity of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome.

Hepatology 2007 Oct;46(4):1091-100

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.21803DOI Listing
October 2007

Treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 with peginterferon, ribavirin, and epoetin alpha.

Hepatology 2007 Aug;46(2):371-9

Hepatology Section, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.21712DOI Listing
August 2007

Presence of intrahepatic (total and ccc) HBV DNA is not predictive of HBV recurrence after liver transplantation.

Liver Transpl 2007 Aug;13(8):1137-44

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0362, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lt.21179DOI Listing
August 2007

Treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus in African Americans with genotypes 2 and 3.

Am J Gastroenterol 2007 Apr 23;102(4):761-6. Epub 2007 Feb 23.

Hepatology Section, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2007.01092.xDOI Listing
April 2007

Management Of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis.

Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y) 2006 Nov;2(11):843-849

Dr. Sandhu serves as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Dr. Luketic as Professor of Medicine, both in the Division of Gastroenterology at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5368615PMC
November 2006

Similarities and differences in outcomes of cirrhosis due to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and hepatitis C.

Hepatology 2006 Apr;43(4):682-9

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298-0341, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.21103DOI Listing
April 2006

Antibody-mediated pure red cell aplasia due to epoetin alfa during antiviral therapy of chronic hepatitis C.

Am J Gastroenterol 2005 Jun;100(6):1415-9

Section of Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology and the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298-0341, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2005.41910.xDOI Listing
June 2005

A review of the physiological and immunological functions of biliary epithelial cells: targets for primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis and drug-induced ductopenias.

Clin Dev Immunol 2004 Sep-Dec;11(3-4):205-13

Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA 95616, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2486328PMC
January 2005

A pilot study of vitamin E versus vitamin E and pioglitazone for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2004 Dec;2(12):1107-15

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Comonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298-0711, USA.

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December 2004

Histologic recurrence of chronic hepatitis C virus in patients after living donor and deceased donor liver transplantation.

Liver Transpl 2004 Oct;10(10):1248-55

Hepatology Section, Division of Surgical Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, 23298, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lt.20232DOI Listing
October 2004

A comparison of the spectrum of chronic hepatitis C virus between Caucasians and African Americans.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2004 Jun;2(6):469-73

Division of Gastroenterology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond 23298-0341, USA.

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June 2004

Impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on the spectrum of liver disease in HCV-HIV coinfection.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2004 May;2(5):432-9

Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, USA.

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May 2004

Treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus in the virginia department of corrections: can compliance overcome racial differences to response?

Am J Gastroenterol 2004 May;99(5):866-72

Section of Hepatology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System/Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23298-0341, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2004.30310.xDOI Listing
May 2004

Benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis.

Clin Liver Dis 2004 Feb;8(1):133-49, vii

Hepatology Section, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, West Hospital, 14th Floor, 1200 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1089-3261(03)00133-8DOI Listing
February 2004

Proteasome is required for class I-restricted presentation by Fcgamma receptor-mediated endocytosis in primary biliary cirrhosis.

J Autoimmun 2003 Sep;21(2):175-82

Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of California at Davis, TB 192, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA.

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September 2003

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with hepatitis C is associated with features of the metabolic syndrome.

Am J Gastroenterol 2003 Sep;98(9):2064-71

Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2003.07640.xDOI Listing
September 2003

Hepatitis B virus genotypes in the United States: results of a nationwide study.

Gastroenterology 2003 Aug;125(2):444-51

Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Medical Center, 3912 Taubman Center, Box 0362, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-0362, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0016-5085(03)00895-3DOI Listing
August 2003

Clinical and histologic spectrum of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease associated with normal ALT values.

Hepatology 2003 Jun;37(6):1286-92

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1053/jhep.2003.50229
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June 2003

Calcineurin inhibitor-induced chronic nephrotoxicity in liver transplant patients is reversible using rapamycin as the primary immunosuppressive agent.

Clin Transplant 2002 ;16 Suppl 7:49-51

Division of Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Virginia Campus of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA.

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March 2003

Hepatocellular carcinoma: strategy for optimizing surgical resection, transplantation and palliation.

Clin Transplant 2002 ;16 Suppl 7:52-8

Division of Transplant Surgery, Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA.

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March 2003

The clinical spectrum of hepatitis C virus in HIV coinfection.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2003 Jan;32(1):30-7

Section of Hepatology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System/Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00126334-200301010-00005DOI Listing
January 2003

The diagnostic value of anti-mitochondrial antibodies, especially in primary biliary cirrhosis.

Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 2002 May;48(3):295-9

The Institute for Adult Diseases, Asahi Life Foundation, Tokyo, Japan.

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May 2002