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Hepatitis C, Chronic

Known as: c chronic hepatitis, hepatitis c chronic, Chronic Hepatitis C 
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans that is caused by HEPATITIS C VIRUS lasting six months or more. Chronic hepatitis C can lead to LIVER CIRRHOSIS.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND In phase 2 trials, telaprevir, a hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 protease inhibitor, in combination with… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a major cause of liver disease worldwide and a potential cause of substantial morbidity and mortality… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Treatment with pegylated interferon (peginterferon) and ribavirin for 48 weeks is more effective than conventional… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Information on the stage of liver fibrosis is essential in managing chronic hepatitis C (CHC) patients. However, most models for… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Fibrosis is a common endpoint of clinical trials in chronic hepatitis C, and liver biopsy remains the gold standard for fibrosis… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Treatment with peginterferon alfa-2a alone produces significantly higher sustained virologic responses than treatment… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND A sustained virological response (SVR) rate of 41% has been achieved with interferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin therapy of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Only 15 to 20 percent of patients with chronic hepatitis C have a sustained virologic response to interferon therapy… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Our aim was to assess the natural history of liver fibrosis progression in hepatitis C and the factors associated with… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Histological activity reflects the global assessment of basic necroinflammatory lesions and is a criterion of major importance in… Expand