Skip to content

The 6 C's of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Research Publication

Maya Deeb, Tom H Karlsen and Gideon Hirschfield

This excellent graphic summarises the complexity of PSC in 6 Cs. It is not intended to frighten people, but is intended to educate healthcare professionals. These are the things that PSC doctors should be thinking about as part of your routine care. If your doctor isn't considering them, consider changing hospitals.

The 6Cs that all PSC doctors should be thinking about:

  1. Covert
  2. Cholangitis
  3. Cirrhosis
  4. Colitis
  5. Cancer
  6. CURE
Deeb, M, Karlsen TH & Hirschfield GM. The 6 C’s of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. Journal of Hepatology. Published: July 06, 2020 DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2020.06.033