Retinal complications during interferon therapy for chronic hepatitis C.

@article{Kawano1996RetinalCD,
  title={Retinal complications during interferon therapy for chronic hepatitis C.},
  author={Tetsuya Kawano and Masafumi Shigehira and Hirofumi Uto and Takekuni Nakama and Junji Kato and Katsuhiro Hayashi and Toshihiro Maruyama and T Kuribayashi and Tatsuji Chuman and Takashi Futami and Hirohito Tsubouchi},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1996},
  volume={91 2},
  pages={309-13}
}
OBJECTIVES Various side effects of interferon (IFN) therapy have been reported. In this study, we examined retinal change during IFN therapy. METHODS We performed ophthalmological examinations before, during, and after therapy on 63 patients with chronic hepatitis C who were receiving either natural IFA-alpha or recombinant IFN-alpha 2a or 2b. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING