Cohort effect of HCV infection in liver cirrhosis assessed by a 25 year study.

BACKGROUND The role of HCV infection in the development of chronic liver disease is still unclear. OBJECTIVES Assess the presence of HCV infection in patients with liver cirrhosis. STUDY DESIGN 123 cases of cirrhotic liver randomly selected over a 25 years period (1969-1994) from the autopsy archives of the Pathology Department of the University of… CONTINUE READING