[Assessment of sulfasalazine and hydroxichloroqine hepatotoxicity in patients with rheumatic arthritis and isolated HBS-antigen positivity].

@article{Petrov2004AssessmentOS,
  title={[Assessment of sulfasalazine and hydroxichloroqine hepatotoxicity in patients with rheumatic arthritis and isolated HBS-antigen positivity].},
  author={Andrei V. Petrov},
  journal={Likars'ka sprava},
  year={2004},
  volume={1},
  pages={60-5}
}
Findings were based on long-period survey (12-16 month) of 39 patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and isolated persistent HBS-antigen. The patients were prescribed Hydroxichloroqine (H) and Sulfasolin (SF). Clinical data, laboratory tests, ultrasonic diagnostics to evaluate liver condition have been analyzed. HBs, Hbe-antigenes, DNA-virus B hepatitis blood test, nucleus dimensions, proliferative FGA response test and immune CD 8+, CD 14+ and CD 16+ cells to Fas-induced apoptosis were taken… CONTINUE READING