Hepatitis Monthly

  • ISSN: 1735-3408 1735-143X
  • Email: editor@hepatmon.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Hepatitis Monthly
Review Article
8/3/2017
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
16/4/2017
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
12/4/2017
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
26/3/2017
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
4/4/2017
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
11/12/2016
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
12/4/2017
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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