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A comprehensive characterization of liver involvement in alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency published in "Gastroenterology”

The Aachen Alpha1-team around Priv.-Doz. Dr. Pavel Strnad and Dr. Karim Hamesch, who coordinate the European Reference Center for Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency-related liver disease at the Clinic for…

Twofold distinction for the Europe-wide registry on alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency-related liver disease

Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency (AAT deficiency) is a frequently overlooked metabolic disorder. Apart from lung disease, AAT deficiency leads to liver disease in up to 50% of patients. Although…