Hepatitis Monthly

  • ISSN: 1735-3408 1735-143X
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  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Hepatitis Monthly
Review Article
2/8/2017
Behzad Hajarizadeh, Bita Mesgarpour, Mohammad Javad Nasiri, Seyed Moayed Alavian, Shahin Merat, Hossein Poustchi, Reza Malekzadeh, Abbas Sedaghat, Ali Akbar Haghdoost
Accurate and updated data describing hepatitis B virus (HBV) epidemiology is crucial for development of national policies to control HBV infection in each country. This study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of HBV infection and exposure in Iran, using the available provincial data.MEDLINE, Web of Science, ... read more
Review Article
4/8/2017
Sabine Weiskirchen, Ralf Weiskirchen
Resveratrol is a natural occurring stilbene present in a limited number of dietary food products and beverages. It is assumed that resveratrol has health-promoting effects by lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, improving microcirculation, and inhibiting platelet aggregation. Altogether, these beneficial effects lower the risk of cardiovascular disease. ... read more
Review Article
4/8/2017
Malgorzata Pawlowska, Krzysztof Domagalski
The exact number of HBV/HCV co-infected patients is unknown. In many cases of HBV/HCV co-infection, HCV inhibits replication of HBV. After treatment and eradication of the dominant virus, the other one may then become active. The overall dominant effect appears to be hepatitis C over hepatitis B. ... read more
Review Article
16/7/2017
Pengyi Guo, Haitao Yu, Yi Wang, Xiaozai Xie, Gang Chen
An exosome is a type of extracellular vesicle with a diameter of 30 - 100 nm and a density of 1.13 - 1.19 g/m. Exosomes exist in almost all body fluids and can be secreted and absorbed by most cells. They deliver information and molecules that participate ... read more
Research Article
30/5/2017
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 scanty.The current study aimed at assessing the epidemiological and clinical need to detect HBV genotypes in immigrants with HBV infection.A multicenter screening was performed in 5 first-level care facilities centers in Southern Italy ... read more
Research Article
9/8/2017
Fariborz Mansour-Ghanaei, Ali Erfani, Afshin Shafaghi, Farahnaz Joukar, Asghar Hajiabasi, Habib Zayeni, Abbas Darjani, Zahra Atrkar Roushan, Alireza Mansour-Ghanaei, Ehsan Hajipour Jafroudi
As Methotrexate (MTX) may induce liver side effects or damage, evaluating the liver of the consumers of this drug by a noninvasive method, such as FibroScan, may be effective.The present study aimed at evaluating the progression of liver fibrosis and steatosis using the transient elastography (FibroScan) technique ... read more
Brief Report
9/8/2017
Bita Geramizadeh, Ali Kashkooe, Ali Bahador, Seyed Mohsen Dehghani, Alireza Shamsaeefar, Kurosh Kazemi, Seyed Ali Malekhosseini
Hepatocellular carcinoma is a rare tumor in children, thus, there are not many studies regarding clinicopathologic findings of this tumor and no report regarding this tumor in this age group from Iran.In this study, we tried to find out the clinicopathologic findings including outcome of hepatocellular carcinoma ... read more

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