Corey Astrom, ELS

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Certain AATD Patients Without Lung Disease Are More Likely to Need a Liver Transplant

Researchers studying the relationship between liver disease progression and liver disease-related clinical events in patients with the alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD)-associated liver disease protease inhibitor ZZ (AATD-LD-PiZZ) genotype found that those without lung disease were more likely to require a liver transplant than those with lung disease. “Among pts with [fibrosis stage 3] at baseline, those…

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