Hepatic steatosis has no impact on the outcome of treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection.

@article{Cindoruk2007HepaticSH,
  title={Hepatic steatosis has no impact on the outcome of treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection.},
  author={Mehmet Cindoruk and Tarkan Karakan and Selahattin Unal},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={513-7}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatic steatosis, as a predictive factor in treatment outcome, was not investigated in chronic hepatitis B (CHB). The aim of this retrospective analysis is to determine possible relationships between hepatic steatosis and treatment response in patients with CHB. METHODS One hundred forty patients with CHB [42 hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg… CONTINUE READING