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Treatment of chronic viral hepatitis in patients with renal disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15324949     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In the last several years, numerous studies on the natural history and outcomes of viral hepatitis in dialysis and transplantation have been reported. Despite these, the management of hepatitis C virus or hepatitis B virus-related liver disease in end-stage renal disease continues to be an area of controversy. This article aims to address the current therapeutic options for patients with renal disease and chronic viral hepatitis.
Authors:
Fabrizio Fabrizi; Paul Martin; Suphamai Bunnapradist
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gastroenterology clinics of North America     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0889-8553     ISO Abbreviation:  Gastroenterol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2004 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-08-24     Completed Date:  2004-12-21     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706257     Medline TA:  Gastroenterol Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  655-70, xi     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Center for Liver and Kidney Diseases and Transplantation, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, University of California-Los Angeles School of Medicine, 8635 West Third Street, Suite 590W, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use
Cryoglobulinemia / complications
Glomerulonephritis / etiology
Hepatitis B, Chronic / complications,  drug therapy*
Hepatitis C, Chronic / complications,  drug therapy*
Humans
Kidney Failure, Chronic / etiology*,  therapy
Kidney Transplantation
Renal Dialysis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antiviral Agents

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