‘Cirrhosis’ banished from PBC

Experts are urging gastroenterologists to immediately change the name of ‘primary biliary cirrhosis’ to ‘primary biliary cholangitis’, conveniently retaining the same well-established acronym of PBC, to better reflect the modern path of the disease and reduce its stigma. A multinational group including immunologist Professor Ian Mackay from Monash University, writing in Hepatology, say the change ...

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