Treatment of viral hepatitis B in children.

@article{Giacchino2010TreatmentOV,
  title={Treatment of viral hepatitis B in children.},
  author={Raffaella Giacchino and Barbara Cappelli},
  journal={Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={
          889-903
        }
}
IMPORTANCE OF THE FIELD Treatment of chronic hepatitis B (CHB) in children is aimed at reducing viral replication and at minimizing liver injury and related consequences in children with chronic active viral liver infection. AREAS COVERED IN THIS REVIEW In this review, treatment options available for both adults and children are summarized, together with suggestions from our own experience. The most relevant works published between 1982 and 2009 on PubMed/Medline database search were used… CONTINUE READING
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