The impact of hepatitis C virus infection on survival in dialysis patients: meta-analysis of observational studies.

@article{Fabrizi2007TheIO,
  title={The impact of hepatitis C virus infection on survival in dialysis patients: meta-analysis of observational studies.},
  author={Fabrizio Fabrizi and B. Takkouche and Giovanna Lunghi and V. N. Dixit and Pier Giorgio Messa and Paul Martin},
  journal={Journal of viral hepatitis},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 10},
  pages={697-703}
}
The impact of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection on mortality of patients receiving regular dialysis remains unclear. The assessment of the natural history of HCV in dialysis population is difficult because of the low progression of HCV-related liver disease over time and the reduced life expectancy in patients with end-stage renal disease. The aim of the study was to conduct a systematic review of the published medical literature concerning the impact of HCV infection on the survival of… CONTINUE READING

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