Effect of alcohol consumption on the progression of hepatitis C virus infection and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in Japanese patients.

@article{Khan2000EffectOA,
  title={Effect of alcohol consumption on the progression of hepatitis C virus infection and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in Japanese patients.},
  author={Khaleque N Khan and Hiroshi Yatsuhashi},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  year={2000},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={
          286-95
        }
}
Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is associated with a spectrum of liver diseases and a proportion of chronic cases progress through cirrhosis to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The viral and host factors that are important in the clinical and histological progression of HCV infection are unclear. We investigated the effect of moderate (<80 g/day) and heavy (>80 g/day) alcohol intake on the histological and clinical progression of HCV infection and their associated risk of hepatic… CONTINUE READING
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