PGS consensus statement on management of hepatitis B virus infection--2003.

@article{Abbas2004PGSCS,
  title={PGS consensus statement on management of hepatitis B virus infection--2003.},
  author={Zaigham Abbas and Wasim Jafri and Syed Umair Aslam Shah and Nasir Mahmud Khokhar and Sarwar Jehan Zuberi},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={
          150-8
        }
}
Hepatitis B is a major health problem globally casting an enormous burden on health care system and a major source of patient's misery. Chronic hepatitis B is a serious clinical problem in Pakistan.1,2 It is also an important cause of hepatocellular carcinoma.3 Pakistan remains in the intermediate HBV prevalence area with a carrier rate of 3-4%.4 Encouraged by the recent developments in this field and appreciating in particular the limitation of resources, various social practices and… CONTINUE READING

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