Angelo Alves de Mattos

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BACKGROUND Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis is a chronic liver disease with a high prevalence in the general population and a potential to evolve into cirrhosis. It is speculated that iron overload could(More)
CONTEXT In recent years the hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotyping has been considered a relevant factor in the natural history of the disease. OBJECTIVE To determine hepatitis B virus genotypes and(More)
AIM This is an open label, multicenter trial to determine the efficacy of the association of pantoprazole, clarithromycin and amoxicillin to eradicate Helicobacter pylori in patients with peptic(More)
OBJECTIVE:The aim of this study was to determine whether hepatitis C virus (HCV)/HIV coinfection of index cases increases intrafamilial transmission (sexual and nonsexual contacts) of HCV.METHODS:We(More)
BACKGROUND The immune activation provoked by the hepatitis C virus can be deleterious in patients with human immunodeficiency virus, favouring the destruction of CD4 cells. By the other side, the(More)