The impact of steatosis on disease progression and early and sustained treatment response in chronic hepatitis C patients.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Questions remain regarding the etiology of steatosis in hepatitis C, and its impact on disease progression and treatment outcomes. METHODS: We evaluated liver biopsies from 574 patients with chronic hepatitis C from a single center. RESULTS: Severity of steatosis was associated with body mass index, HCV genotype 3 infection, age, and duration of infection (P

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Cited Authors

  • Patton, HM; Patel, K; Behling, C; Bylund, D; Blatt, LM; Vallée, M; Heaton, S; Conrad, A; Pockros, PJ; McHutchison, JG

Published Date

  • March 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 40 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 484 - 490

PubMed ID

  • 15123364

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0168-8278

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jhep.2003.11.004


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands