Interferon Treatment Duration in Patients With Chronic Delta Hepatitis and its Effect on the Natural Course of the Disease


Yurdaydin C., Keskin O., Kalkan C., Karakaya F., Caliskan A., Kabacam G., ...More

JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.217, no.8, pp.1184-1192, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 217 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/infdis/jix656
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1184-1192

Abstract

Background. Interferon is the only treatment option in chronic delta hepatitis (CDH). A CDH database (333 patients, 161 with interferon treatment history) was analyzed for effects of treatment duration on virologic response and clinical outcomes.