chronic hepatitis


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chronic hepatitis

[‚krän·ik ‚hep·ə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
A syndrome that is defined clinically by evidence of liver disease for at least six consecutive months.
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Contribution of low level HBV replication to continuing inflammatory activity in patients with anti-HBe positive chronic hepatitis B virus infection.
The Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Study was funded by the CDC Foundation, which receives grants from a range of pharmaceutical companies.
Previous studies have clearly established the co-occurrence of certain immunological or extra- hepatic syndromes in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Giant negative T waves during interferon therapy in a patient with chronic hepatitis C.
To calculate the resources spent annually on the treatment of chronic hepatitis B in Parana, only the costs of drugs, which were calculated according to data provided by CEMEPAR relating to remittances received from Ministry of Health in 2011, were considered.
5 mcg/ kg subcutaneously every week plus Ribavirin 800-1000 mg twice per day orally) for chronic hepatitis C at our ward from May 2009 to April 2010, were reviewed for those who developed lymphadenopathy at various sites distant from perihepatic region.
14) The major causes of chronic hepatitis are hepatitis C, hepatitis B with or without hepatitis D, autoimmune hepatitis, and drug/toxin-induced chronic hepatitis.
Merck, Whitehouse Station, NJ, received FDA approval for Victrelis, its new treatment for chronic hepatitis (CHC).
Autoimmune thyroid disease is one of the reported adverse effects of interferon-a therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C.
Results: Serum total protein levels were within the normal range in both Chronic Hepatitis B patients and controls with mean value of 6.
4 million persons in the United States are living with chronic hepatitis B, and more than half are Asian Americans and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders.

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