Incidence and risk factors for steatosis progression in adults coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus.

@article{Woreta2011IncidenceAR,
  title={Incidence and risk factors for steatosis progression in adults coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus.},
  author={Tinsay A Woreta and Catherine G. Sutcliffe and Shruti H Mehta and Todd T. Brown and Yvonne M Higgins and David L Thomas and Michael S. Torbenson and Richard Moore and Mark S Sulkowski},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2011},
  volume={140 3},
  pages={809-17}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Hepatic steatosis is a common histologic finding in patients coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV), although little is known about its natural history. We prospectively examined the natural history of steatosis in patients coinfected with HIV and HCV who attended an urban HIV clinic. METHODS The study cohort consisted of 222 coinfected patients (87% black, 94% with HCV genotype 1 infection) who had at least 2 liver biopsies performed… CONTINUE READING
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