"Chenodeoxycholic Acid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A bile acid, usually conjugated with either glycine or taurine. It acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for intestinal absorption and is reabsorbed by the small intestine. It is used as cholagogue, a choleretic laxative, and to prevent or dissolve gallstones.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Chenodeoxycholic Acid" by people in Profiles.
Non-invasive evaluation of response to obeticholic acid in patients with NASH: Results from the REGENERATE study. J Hepatol. 2022 03; 76(3):536-548.
Obeticholic Acid Impact on Quality of Life in Patients With Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis: REGENERATE 18-Month Interim Analysis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2022 09; 20(9):2050-2058.e12.
Obeticholic acid for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: interim analysis from a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial. Lancet. 2019 12 14; 394(10215):2184-2196.
REGENERATE: Design of a pivotal, randomised, phase 3 study evaluating the safety and efficacy of obeticholic acid in patients with fibrosis due to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 09; 84:105803.
NAFLD in 2014: Genetics, diagnostics and therapeutic advances in NAFLD. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Feb; 12(2):65-6.
Bile composition in Alagille Syndrome and PFIC patients having Partial External Biliary Diversion. BMC Gastroenterol. 2008 Oct 20; 8:47.
Early gallstone recurrence rate after successful shock-wave therapy. Gastroenterology. 1990 Feb; 98(2):392-6.