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The topic of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors has been developed in the field of hepatology allowing envisaging therapeutic strategies for the most frequent chronic liver diseases such as chronic infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV). PPARs contribute to wide physiological processes within the liver such as lipid/glucid metabolisms, inflammatory(More)
BACKGROUND In France, it is estimated that 24% of HIV-infected patients are also infected with HCV. Longitudinal studies addressing clinical and public health questions related to HIV-HCV co-infection (HIV-HCV clinical progression and its determinants including genetic dimension, patients' experience with these two diseases and their treatments) are(More)
Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the participating centers (Hôpital Saint-Antoine, Hôpital Saint-Louis, hospital Tenon, Hôtel-Dieu Lyon) and their clinicians and researchers who were actively involved in the patients' recruitment and follow-up, A special thanks to ABSTRACT Context: Characteristics and factors influencing viral decay under(More)
Due to the introduction of active HIV antiretroviral treatment, AIDS-related morbidity and mortality have markedly decreased and liver diseases are now a major cause of morbidity and mortality in HIV-infected patients. Chronic liver injury encompasses a wide spectrum of diseases due to HCV and HBV coinfection, drug-related toxicity, and NASH. HIV-infected(More)
Hézode et al. recently reported the frequent occurrence of anemia and thrombocytopenia in the ANRS-CO20-CUPIC cohort of hepatitis C virus (HCV) cirrhotic experienced patients treated with pegylated-interferon (Peg-IFN), ribavirin (RBV), and telaprevir or boceprevir.1,2 Using frequent measurements of serum drug concentrations, hemoglobin, and platelet(More)
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