Myocardial injury in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection.


BACKGROUND & AIMS The existence of a direct pathogenic link between hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and myocardial injury has not been confirmed. We investigated the association between myocardial conditions and HCV in patients with HCV-related chronic hepatitis using thallium-201 myocardial scintigraphy. METHODS In 217 consecutive cases of chronic HCV… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhep.2012.07.045

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