Hepatitis Monthly

  • ISSN: 1735-3408 1735-143X
  • Email: editor@hepatmon.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Hepatitis Monthly
Review Article
Ergenekon Karagoz, Alpaslan Tanoglu
Quantitative hepatitis B surface antigen (qHBsAg) levels have been shown to assist the management of patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and reflect the level of transcriptional activity of covalently closed circular DNA (cccDNA). It has been indicated the importance of co-operative use of qHBsAg ... read more
Research Article
Behnam Honarvar, Kamran Bagheri Lankarani, Parisa Keshani, Tayebe Rafiee
Dietary components predisposing to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) have been conflicting to date. This study aimed to compare macro and micronutrients and food intake among non-lean and lean patients with NAFLD.Adult people older than 18 years from seven postal districts of Shiraz, Iran, were selected using ... read more
Research Article
Zaigham Abbas, Muhammad Saad, Ramlah Nadeem, Fahad Jawed, Minaam Abbas
Documentation of the effectiveness of sofosbuvir and ribavirin with or without pegylated interferon alfa for hepatitis C virus Genotype 3 (HCV GT3) is limited in a real world setting.The present study aimed at examining the outcome of the above therapy in a real world setting.Dual therapy of ... read more
Research Article
Hedayat Allah Shahmohammadi, Seyed Ahmad Hosseini, Eskandar Hajiani, Amal Saki Malehi, Meysam Alipour
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a major worldwide public health problem with no effective treatment options. Green coffee bean extract (GCBE) is a rich source of bioactive phytochemicals with a variety of biochemical and physiological effects.The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of ... read more
Research Article
Seyyed Mohammad Miri, Heidar Sharafi, Ali Pouryasin, Bita Behnava, Maryam Keshvari, Shima Salimi, Pegah Karimi Elizee, Seyed Moayed Alavian
The presence of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in cells of extrahepatic organs like peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) have important implications for transmission, disease progression, and effective treatment of HCV-infected patients. The impact of host genetics such as polymorphisms near Interferon lambda 3 (IFNL3) on clearance ... read more
Brief Report
Hatef Massoumi, Kathleen Buchheit, Srinivas Gunturu, Ju-En Thlick, Paul Gaglio
Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a significant, worldwide burden due to it’s high prevalence, and risk of complications, including cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Current literature suggests that African patients with chronic hepatitis B are at higher risk for hepatocellular carcinoma. The exact mechanism for ... read more
Brief Report
Alvaro Urzua, Gabriel Mezzano, Javier Brahm, Jaime Poniachik, Julio Miranda, Dante D. Caceres, Laura Carreno, Mauricio Venegas
The polymorphism rs58542926 C > T (E167K) in the gene of transmembrane 6 superfamily member 2 (TM6SF2) has been identified as a determinant of hepatic steatosis and fibrosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Only limited data have been published on this subject in chronic hepatitis ... read more

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