Hepatitis Monthly

  • ISSN: 1735-3408 1735-143X
  • Email: editor@hepatmon.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Hepatitis Monthly
Review Article
Vinicius Lins Ferreira, Vanessa Rodrigues de Souza, Dominique Araujo Muzzillo, Roberto Pontarolo
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is well-known to be transmitted by the fecal-oral route. In addition, several studies in Europe and Asia had reported potential HEV transmission associated with blood transfusion, but this route is still uncertain.The aim of this study was to estimate the anti-HEV IgG seroprevalence ... read more
Review Article
Fabrizio Fabrizi, Francesca Maria Donato, Piergiorgio Messa
The immunogenicity of the hepatitis B virus vaccine is reduced in patients with renal failure compared with the non-uraemic population. A variety of approaches have been suggested to improve the immune response in uraemic population including an increase in dose of the hepatitis B vaccine.To compare the ... read more
Research Article
Bahareh Amirkalali, Masoud Reza Sohrabi, Ali Gholami, Payam Hosseinzadeh, Farzad Shidfar, Farhad Zamani
Studies on the association between visfatin and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) have contradictory results and the role of this adipokine in NAFLD pathogenesis has remained unclear. In vitro studies indicate that visfatin expression could be regulated by sex hormones. Testosterone down-regulates visfatin expression in pre-adipocytes and ... read more
Research Article
Nour El Banna, Tamima El Jisr, Hanadi Samaha, Mira El Chaar
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection remains one of the major infectious threats to human health. Since the implementation of highly sensitive HBV nucleic acid testing, occult HBV infection (OBI) has been detected. Occult HBV infection is characterized by a positive HBV DNA test with undetectable HBsAg (Hepatits ... read more
Research Article
Catalina Mihai, Bogdan Mihai, Anca Trifan, Carol Stanciu, Liana Gheorghe, Mircea Diculescu, Manuela Curescu, Ciprian Brisc, Adrian Goldis, Simona Bataga, Larisa Sandulescu, Ion Rogoveanu, Andrada Seicean, Cristina Cijevschi Prelipcean
The current study aimed at evaluating the association between metabolic syndrome (MeS) in patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) liver cirrhosis (compensated, genotype, 1b) and changes after sustained viral response (SVR) following a 12-week therapy with paritaprevir, ritonavir, ombitasvir, dasabuvir, and ribavirin (PrOD+R).The current multicenter retrospective study ... read more
Research Article
Suliman Qadir Afridi, Nasar Khan, Muhammad Akmal, Sardar Ali, Attaullah S., Sulaiman Bahadar, Abdul Aziz, Nasir Ali, Firasat Hussain, Furqan Awan, Muhammad Muddassir Ali
HCV has very diverse genotypes in nature, divided into variable number of subtypes. Due to epidemiologically divergent subtypes, it shows diverse geographical distributions, which makes it difficult to treat. This disease plays havoc with underdeveloped and developing countries due to scarcity of data and poor awareness among ... read more
Bita Geramizadeh, Mohammad Baghernezhad

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