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S Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for the treatment of * Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC) * Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC) Orphan-drug designation is granted by the FDA to novel drugs that seek to treat a rare disease or condition and provides seven years of market exclusivity for the product upon regulatory approval.
They focus on physiological changes in liver function tests during normal pregnancy; liver disease not specific to pregnancy, such as viral hepatitis, gall stone and biliary disease, hepatic vein thrombosis, primary biliary cirrhosis, hepatic adenoma, Wilson disease, and portal hypertension; liver disease unique to pregnancy, including hyperemesis gravidarum, intrahepatic cholestasis, preeclampsia-induced liver disease and HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets) syndrome, and the acute fatty liver; and transplantation.
Sjogren's syndrome can exist as a disorder in its own right or it may develop years after the onset of an associated rheumatic disorder such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma and primary biliary cirrhosis.
00 Hardcover RC848 Three of the seven articles in this collection summarize current knowledge about the incidence and causal pathogens of liver abscess in cirrhotic patients, the genetic basis of primary biliary cirrhosis, and tropical diseases that can lead to liver cirrhosis.
Hazel suffers from primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) a progressive autoimmune disease which is destroying her liver.
Medics at the Freeman Hospital and the Royal Victoria Infirmary will now be able to continue their research into liver disease primary biliary cirrhosis in the hope of finding its cause and improving the symptoms for patients.
The money will go to the Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Foundation and I know John would be so proud that you donated so much money to his memory.
Those who should be screened will also have hepatitis C, alcoholic cirrhosis, genetic hemochromatosis, or primary biliary cirrhosis.