34. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

  1. John WD McDonald Professor of Medicine3,
  2. Andrew K Burroughs Professor of Hepatology Consultant Physician/Hepatologist4,
  3. Brian G Feagan Professor of Medicine3 and
  4. M Brian Fennerty Professor of Medicine5
  1. Nishchay Chandra1,
  2. Susan N Cullen2 and
  3. Roger W Chapman1

Published Online: 22 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch34

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Chandra, N., Cullen, S. N. and Chapman, R. W. (2010) Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, in Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition (eds J. W. McDonald, A. K. Burroughs, B. G. Feagan and M. B. Fennerty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch34

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Unit, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

  2. 4

    The Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre, Royal Free Hospital, and University College London, London, UK

  3. 5

    Oregon Health and Science University, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Portland, Oregon, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Gastroenterology Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust, High Wycombe, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181938

Online ISBN: 9781444314403

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Keywords:

  • Epidemiology, natural history and prognosis;
  • Management of complications;
  • Medical therapy – the prevention of disease progression;
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC);
  • Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreaticography (MRCP);
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP);
  • inflammatory bowel disease (IBD);
  • major histocompatibility complex (MHC);
  • antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA);
  • glutathione S-transferase theta 1 (GSTT1)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Etiology

  • Diagnosis

  • Epidemiology, natural history and prognosis

  • Management of complications

  • Medical therapy – the prevention of disease progression

  • Conclusion

  • References