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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The study focuses on one parameter for predicting fibrosis associated with chronic hepatitis C while to avoid liver biopsy other parameters might also need to be taken in to account.
A 24-week dietary and physical activity lifestyle intervention reduces hepatic insulin resistance in the obese with chronic hepatitis C.
Thabut et al., "Natural history and predictors of disease severity in chronic hepatitis C," Journal of Hepatology, vol.
Pakistan is said to have the highest prevalence of hepatitis C and the population suffering from this disease is said to be between 4.5-8.2%.6,21-24 Ever since the introduction of a new oral drug 'Sofosbuvir' the cure rates for chronic Hepatitis C has reached dramatic heights.
No resistance to tenofovir disoproxil fumarate detected after up to 144 weeks of therapy in patients monoinfected with chronic hepatitis B virus.
It included ten chronic hepatitis C positive thalassemia patients over seven years of age, haemoglobin > 9gm/dl, raised ALT > 1 to1.5 times the upper limit of normal on two separate occasions, HCV RNA (PCR) positive and serum ferritin levels less than 10,000 ng/l.
The study, published online May 15 in the Journal of Viral Hepatitis, found patients with chronic hepatitis C experienced an average of 3.5 hospitalizations over a mean of 5.5 years follow-up, compared with 1.9 hospitalizations in other patients over an average of 4.8 years.
- the use of two safe and highly effective medicines tenofovir or entecavir for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B; and
Incidentally, chronic hepatitis is a big public health problem in the Philippines.
Costs for treatment of pediatric patients with chronic hepatitis B and C in Romania are not known to date.
Philadelphia, PA, September 25, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Hep B United, a national coalition co-chaired by the Hepatitis B Foundation and the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations congratulates its partners and awardees of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) program, Collaborations to Improve Identification and Care for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection among Persons in the United States who were Born in Countries with Intermediate-High (>2%) HBV Prevalence.
Another risk factor for NAFLD is chronic hepatitis C virus infection (HCV).

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