Association of Interferon-Alpha and Ribavirin-Induced Thyroid Dysfunction with Severity of Disease and Response to Treatment in Pakistani Asian Patients of Chronic Hepatitis C

@inproceedings{Nadeem2012AssociationOI,
  title={Association of Interferon-Alpha and Ribavirin-Induced Thyroid Dysfunction with Severity of Disease and Response to Treatment in Pakistani Asian Patients of Chronic Hepatitis C},
  author={Amina Nadeem and Muhammad N Aslam},
  booktitle={Hepatitis research and treatment},
  year={2012}
}
Objective. To determine the association of thyroid dysfunction with the severity of the disease and response to treatment in patients of chronic hepatitis C. Design. Cohort study. Patients. One hundred and sixty seven noncirrhotic chronic hepatitis C patients were grouped into treatment group (n = 107) and control group (n = 60). Measurements. Baseline S. ALT and S. AST by IFCC and S. TSH, S. free T4, and S.T3 level were measured by chemiluminescence method. The severity of the disease was… CONTINUE READING
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