I stuck my head in the sand for a year just hoping this PBC thing would go away. It didn't. I've finally scheduled a liver biopsy for the middle of March. During the visit to the specialist to get the ball rolling he said something curious about the results of the abdominal scan conducted last year and I didn't think to ask about it. He said the scan didn't reveal anything abnormal, which is something he didn't mention a year ago and just insisted no the liver biopsy before he started treatment. I couldn't afford it at the time, I'm a bit closer to doing so now but it but occurred to me that he also didn't respond to my question about the laparoscopic removal of my gall bladder in 2010 and the elevation of liver enzymes following the surgery. So is there a link? I'd appreciate knowing if this is just coincidental.