Hepatitis Monthly

  • ISSN: 1735-3408 1735-143X
  • Email: editor@hepatmon.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Hepatitis Monthly
Review Article
Mahmoud Khodadost, Khadije Maajani, Masoumeh Arabsalmani, Nader Mahdavi, Reza Tabrizi, Seyed Moayed Alavian
The aim of this systematic review was to assess the association of tattooing with the risk of hepatitis C infection.A systematic search was performed in Medline, Web of Science, Scopus, Google scholar, EMBASE, CINAHL, and PubMed up to May 2017. To analyze the data using random effect, ... read more
Research Article
Jafar Mehdizadeh Baghbani, Sousan Mirnajd Gerami, Morteza Ghojazadeh, Morteza Jabbarpour Bonyadi, Mohammad Hossein Somi
Detection of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) near the Interleukin 28B (IL28B) gene, which significantly effects the outcome of chronic hepatitis C virus has a substantial impact on research in the field of personalize medicine. In this study, the researchers investigated the influence of IL28B polymorphisms on spontaneous recovery ... read more
Research Article
Evangelista Sagnelli, Loredana Alessio, Caterina Sagnelli, Luciano Gualdieri, Mariantonietta Pisaturo, Carmine Minichini, Giovanni Di Caprio, Mario Starace, Lorenzo Onorato, Margherita Macera, Gaetano Scotto, Nicola Coppola
Information on hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotypes in immigrant populations living in Italy is rare.This study aimed at assessing the epidemiological and clinical needs to detect HBV genotypes in immigrants with HBV infection.A multicenter screening to identify migrants with HBV infection was performed in 5 first-level clinical ... read more
Research Article
Vahdat Poortahmasebi, Mansour Poorebrahim, Azam Ghaziasadi, Mohammad Foad Abazari, Sayed-Hamidreza Mozhgani, Maryam Nouri Aleagha, Forouzan Shahbazi, Seyed Moayed Alavian
The ‘a’ determinant domain of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) (positions 124 to 147) is recognized by antibodies raised either naturally or induced by vaccine. Failure to protect against hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection may occur due to the conformational changes of ‘a’ determinant induced by mutations.The ... read more
Case Report
Bita Geramizadeh, Kurosh Kazemi
Giant cell rich hepatic tumors are divided into two types of mesenchymal and epithelial. Mesenchymal tumors are uncommon. Osteoclastoma-like giant cell tumor of the liver is an extremely rare mesenchymal hepatic tumor with very poor prognosis. To the best of our knowledge, only 5 cases have been ... read more

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