Long-term Kinetics of Alpha-fetoprotein in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients Treated with Direct-acting Antivirals and Possible Predictive Role of AFP Response to Treatment on Development of Hepatocellular Carcinoma


Ulasoglu C., Senates B. E. , YAPALI S. , Dumanoglu B., Enc F., ÇOLAK Y., ...More

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, vol.27, no.2, pp.49-52, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/vhd.galenos.2021.2021-5-3
  • Title of Journal : VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.49-52
  • Keywords: Alpha-fetoprotein, chronic hepatitis C, direct-acting antivirals, hepatocellular carcinoma, THERAPY, FIBROSIS

Abstract

Objectives: To evaluate the post-treatment upto fourth-year kinetics of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) in patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) treated with direct-acting antiviral (DAA) drugs.