Treatment of chronic hepatitis B: recommendations from an Italian workshop.

@article{Carosi2008TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of chronic hepatitis B: recommendations from an Italian workshop.},
  author={Giampiero Carosi and Mario Rizzetto},
  journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 8},
  pages={
          603-17
        }
}
The changing scenario of hepatitis B virus therapy has encouraged the organisation of a workshop, endorsed by three Italian scientific societies, aimed at defining the current recommendations for hepatitis B virus treatment. Liver histology and stage of disease remain fundamental for treatment decisions; interferon and nucleoside/nucleotide analogues-based therapy represent different strategies for different phases of the hepatitis B virus disease. The recommendations defined: new and lower cut… CONTINUE READING

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