Management of chronic hepatitis B.

@article{Massoumi2011ManagementOC,
  title={Management of chronic hepatitis B.},
  author={Hatef Massoumi and Paul Martin and H. H. Clare Tan},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={
          642-50
        }
}
Chronic hepatitis B continues to be a major global health burden. It accounts for a substantial impact on health care resources and finances in many parts of the world including Europe. Natural history and disease spectrum are varied, depending on when and how the infection is acquired. The chronic infective state increases patients' risk of progression to liver cirrhosis or hepatocellular carcinoma. Several treatment options are currently available, but their use depends on the stage of the… CONTINUE READING

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