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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Review
2017
Review
2017
Nearly 10% of kidney transplant recipients in Western countries have chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection (1). The higher… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
To the Editor: Waiting times for kidney transplants exceed 3 to 5 years in many parts of the United States.1 Yet more than 500… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
An estimated 170 million persons worldwide have hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection (1), including 2.7 million to 3.9 million in… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Chronic infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) affects 170 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of cirrhosis in… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Treatment with peginterferon alfa-2a alone produces significantly higher sustained virologic responses than treatment… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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