Comparison of liver biopsy and noninvasive techniques for liver fibrosis assessment in patients infected with HCV-genotype 4 in Egypt.

Abstract

In Egypt, as elsewhere, liver biopsy (LB) remains the gold standard to assess liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C (CHC) and is required to decide whether a treatment should be proposed. Many of its disadvantages have led to develop noninvasive methods to replace LB. These new methods should be evaluated in Egypt, where circulating virus genotype 4 (G4… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jvh.12285

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@article{Bonnard2015ComparisonOL, title={Comparison of liver biopsy and noninvasive techniques for liver fibrosis assessment in patients infected with HCV-genotype 4 in Egypt.}, author={Philippe Bonnard and Ahmed Mohamed Elsharkawy and Khaled Refat Zalata and Elisabeth Delarocque-Astagneau and L. Biard and L{\'e}na{\"i}g Le Fouler and A. B. Hassan and Mohamed Abdel-Hamid and Mai M. El-Daly and Mona Gamal and Mohamad El Kassas and Pierre Bedossa and Fabrice Carrat and Angels Fontanet and Gamal Eldeen Esmat}, journal={Journal of viral hepatitis}, year={2015}, volume={22 3}, pages={245-53} }