Association of response to combined interferon alpha-2b and ribavirin therapy in patients of chronic hepatitis c with serum alanine aminotransferase levels and severity of the disease on liver biopsy.

@article{Nadeem2009AssociationOR,
  title={Association of response to combined interferon alpha-2b and ribavirin therapy in patients of chronic hepatitis c with serum alanine aminotransferase levels and severity of the disease on liver biopsy.},
  author={Amina Nadeem and Muhammad Mazhar Hussain and Muhammad Naseem Aslam and Tassawar Hussain and Idrees Farooq Butt and Saadat Ali Khan and Ambreen Asad},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={103-6}
}
BACKGROUND Raised serum alanine aminotransferase (serum ALT) levels indicate active liver disease while liver biopsy has been considered the 'gold standard' for assessing the severity of disease in patients of chronic Hepatitis C. The response of these patients to standard treatment regimen of interferon (INF)-alpha-2b and ribavirin for 24 weeks have been studied. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate the association of response to combined INF alpha-2b and ribavirin therapy… CONTINUE READING

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