Global challenges in liver disease

@article{Williams2006GlobalCI,
  title={Global challenges in liver disease},
  author={R. Williams},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={44}
}
  • R. Williams
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Hepatology
  • Immigration, cheap air travel, and globalization are all factors contributing to a worldwide spread of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. End‐stage chronic liver disease (ESLD) as a result of co‐infection with HBV/HCV is now the major cause of death for individuals who have been infected with the HIV virus. The high incidence of HCV infection in Egypt—the legacy left from the mass use of tartar emetic to eradicate schistosomiasis, as in other high prevalence areas… CONTINUE READING
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