hepatitis B

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  • noun

Synonyms for hepatitis B

an acute (sometimes fatal) form of viral hepatitis caused by a DNA virus that tends to persist in the blood serum and is transmitted by sexual contact or by transfusion or by ingestion of contaminated blood or other bodily fluids

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Improvement of serum aminotransferase levels after phlebotomy in patients with chronic active hepatitis C and excess hepatic iron.
0) AVH, acute viral hepatitis; FHF, fulminant hepatic failure; CAH, chronic active hepatitis Table II.
Chronic active hepatitis destroys liver cells, resulting in development of scar tissue in the liver (cirrhosis).
Other indications included primary biliary cirrhosis, hepatitis C, toxicity from isoniazid or acetaminophen, alcoholic liver disease, cryptogenic disease, Wilson's disease, and chronic active hepatitis.
Autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, juvenile diabetes, scleroderma and chronic active hepatitis are caused by immunity against one's own body.
Forty patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and histologically confirmed chronic active hepatitis (CAH), and 20 patients with histologically confirmed, HCV-induced end-stage liver Ci were studied.
Four years ago Miss Sally Passey, aged 23, underwent a liver transplant to alleviate her suffering from chronic active hepatitis.
In Taiwan and China, ABI's Taiwanese partners are expected to conduct a clinical trial in chronic active hepatitis C patients.
We are eager to work with NCPC to bring our novel oral therapy to chronic active hepatitis B patients in China," said Dr.
Four years ago Miss Sally Passey, aged 23, underwent a life-saving liver transplant to alleviate chronic active hepatitis.
Nasdaq:AVII) reported results today from the second phase of its multicenter study in patients with chronic active hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
The abstract reports that the combination of ZADAXIN and alpha interferon demonstrated statistically significant higher efficacy than single agent alpha interferon or placebo at achieving biochemical end-treatment response in patients with chronic active hepatitis C.
Nasdaq:AVII) will present initial data from the second phase of its multicenter study in patients with chronic active hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection at the prestigious International Conference on Antiviral Research (ICAR) annual meeting today.
Professor Wang commented, "The efficacy and safety of thymosin alpha 1 makes it a very interesting and important new medicine for the treatment of chronic active hepatitis B in the People's Republic of China.
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