Better monitoring needed for primary sclerosing cholangitis

Gastroenterologists need to keep a close eye on patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) given their high risk of developing complications, says a leading Sydney gastroenterologist.

PSC is not common but if left unmonitored can lead to complications such as colorectal carcinoma or bowel cancer, says Professor Rupert Leong of the Concord Hospital in Sydney.

He is a co-author of a