Progression of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C.

@article{Ghany2003ProgressionOF,
  title={Progression of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C.},
  author={Marc G Ghany and David E Kleiner and Harvey Alter and Edward C Doo and Farooq Khokar and Kittichai Promrat and David Herion and Yoon Park and Tehming Liang and Jay H. Hoofnagle},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={124 1},
  pages={97-104}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Fibrosis is the hallmark of hepatic cirrhosis, worsening of which is probably the best surrogate marker for progression of chronic liver disease. We evaluated a large cohort of patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) using liver histology to assess the rate and predictors of progression of fibrosis. METHODS The cohort consisted of 123 patients with CHC who underwent 2 liver biopsies 4-212 months (mean, 44 months) apart without intervening treatment. Liver histology was… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 140 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…