Tumor Necrosis Factor-and Iron Overload Are Associated with Insulin Resistance in Hepatitis C in Egyptian Patients

@inproceedings{Hassan2010TumorNF,
  title={Tumor Necrosis Factor-and Iron Overload Are Associated with Insulin Resistance in Hepatitis C in Egyptian Patients},
  author={Waleed N Hassan and Mohsen S Mohamed and EL-Shinnawy H Ahmed and Gameel K Abd-El-Mageed and Mohamed Darwesh Morsy and Ahmad A Raouf},
  year={2010}
}
Background: There are evidences of an increased incidence of insulin resistance (IR) in patients with hepatitis C virus infection. Several mechanisms have been proposed to explain the increased IR in hepatitis C. Aims: To evaluate tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF- and iron overload as potential mediators of IR development in chronic HCV patients. Patients… CONTINUE READING