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Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis | Risk Score for Predicting Survival

Purpose:

To estimate the survival for a patient with primary sclerosing cholangitis using the Multicenter risk score.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

risk factors, other testing, severity, prognosis, stage, options

ICD-10:

K83.0, Z94.4, K74.3

Description:

A risk score can be used to predict survival in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis. This can aid in patient counseling and in making therapeutic decisions such as transplant timing. The study was done through a collaboration of the Mayo Clinic, John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, New England Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and King's College Hospital in London.

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