Immigrant patients with chronic hepatitis C and advanced fibrosis have a higher risk of hepatocellular carcinoma.

To explore the impact of the differences in baseline characteristics between immigrants with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) and native-born patients on the prognosis of advanced fibrosis. A retrospective cohort study was conducted in 318 patients (including 128 immigrants) with CHC and advanced fibrosis attending a tertiary referral clinic. Patients' medical… CONTINUE READING