Excess mortalily rates in a cohort of patients infected with the hepatitis C virus: a prospective study
- Alcoholic Liver Disease-Related Mortality in the United States: 1980—2003. Paula, Helga; Asrani, Sumeet K.; Boetticher, Nicholas C.; Pedersen, Rachel; Shah, Vijay H.; Kim, W. Ray // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug2010, Vol. 105 Issue 8, p1782
OBJECTIVES:Data on temporal changes in alcoholic liver disease (ALD)-related mortality in the United States are lacking. This longitudinal assessment is important, given the divergent data on trends in worldwide ALD-related mortality, concerns for underestimation of mortality attributed to ALD...
- All-Cause, Liver-Related, and Non-Liver-Related Mortality Among HCV-Infected Individuals in the General US Population. El-Kamary, Samer S.; Jhaveri, Ravi; Shardell, Michelle D. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;7/15/2011, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p150
Background. Liver-related mortality among those infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) has been described, but little is known about non-liver-related mortality. Our objective was to determine HCV-associated all-cause, liver-, and non-liver-related mortality in the general US population. Methods....
- Mortality Among Persons in Care With Hepatitis C Virus Infection: The Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Study (CHeCS), 2006â€“2010. Mahajan, Reena; Xing, Jian; Liu, Stephen J.; Ly, Kathleen N.; Moorman, Anne C.; Rupp, Loralee; Xu, Fujie; Holmberg, Scott D. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;Apr2014, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p1055
An observational cohort study using US health system data found that hepatitis C virus (HCV) is underdocumented on death certificates. Only 19% of those with known HCV infection had HCV listed on their death certificate; two-thirds had premortem indications of chronic liver disease.Background....
- Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Patients with Nonalcoholic Chronic Liver Disease. Sanchez-Tapias, Jose M.; Barrera, Josep M.; Costa, Josep; Ercilla, Maria G.; Pates, Albert; Comalrrena, Lluis; Soley, Francese; Bruix, Jordi; Calvet, Xavier; Gil, Maria P.; Mas, Antoni; Bruguera, Miguel; Castillo, Ricard; Rodes, Joan // Annals of Internal Medicine;6/15/90, Vol. 112 Issue 12, p921
Deals with a study which determined the prevalence and meaning of antibodies to the hepatitis C virus in patients with nonalcoholic chronic liver diseases. Methods; Results; Discussion.
- Making the Best of a Bad Situation: Early Chronic Nosocomial HCV infection. Santos, Carmi; Herrine, Steven K. // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Jun2010, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p1509
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses a study related to the acute nosocomial hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and its treatment.
- HCV, waist circumference linked to greater liver stiffness. // Infectious Disease News;Oct2013, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p36
The article discusses a study published in a 2013 issue of "The Journal of Infectious Diseases" that examined the association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) and liver stiffness.
- A genotypic association implicates myeloperoxidase in the progression of hepatic fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C virus infection. Reynolds, W.F.; Patel, K.; Pianko, S.; Blatt, L.M.; Nicholas, J.J.; McHutchison, J.G. // Genes & Immunity;Sep2002, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p345
The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a major cause of fiver disease and the complications of cirrhosis. Liver biopsies, performed prior to the development of liver cirrhosis, characteristically show an inflammatory cell infiltrate with varying degrees of fibrosis. Precisely how HCV infection induces...
- Hepatology highlights. Méndez-Sánchez, Nahum // Annals of Hepatology: Official Journal of the Mexican Associatio;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p716
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission due to parenteral exposure and another on HCV infection in patients attending two primary care clinics.
- Liver Disease Is Common in Asymptomatic HCV Infection. Sadovsky, Richard // American Family Physician;4/15/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p1807
Discusses the study 'Prevalence of Liver Disease in a Population of Asymptomatic Persons With Hepatitis C Virus Infection,' by A. Alberti et al., from the December 17, 2002 issue of the 'Annals of Internal Medicine.'