Australian tertiary care outcomes of entecavir monotherapy in treatment naive patients with chronic hepatitis B.

@article{FahrtashBahin2013AustralianTC,
  title={Australian tertiary care outcomes of entecavir monotherapy in treatment naive patients with chronic hepatitis B.},
  author={Farzan Fahrtash-Bahin and Viraj C Kariyawasam and Timothy W Gray and Karen Byth and Jacob George and Mark W Douglas},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={721-6}
}
AIM To evaluate the long-term treatment outcomes of entecavir monotherapy in treatment naive patients in an Australian tertiary care setting. METHODS A retrospective analysis of treatment naive patients receiving entecavir monotherapy through Westmead Hospital was performed. Patients were excluded if they had received previous treatment with another nucleoside or nucleotide analogue, were pregnant or less than 18 years old. RESULTS Out of 336 patients, 163 patients fulfilled the selection… CONTINUE READING