Genetic factors play a privotal role in the pathogenesis of several liver diseases. A review is devoted to discussing the genetics of autoimmune hepatitis, chronic viral hepatitis B and C, cholestatic and alcoholic liver diseases, UDP-glucuronyl transferase deficiency, alpha, antitripsin deficiency, hereditary haemochromatosis, Wilson's disease and hepatocellular carcinoma.
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - jan. 6 2002|
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