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Prevalence and risk factors of hepatic steatosis and its impact on liver injury in Chinese patients with chronic hepatitis B infection

Fan, Jian-Gao; Shi, J.; Wu, Rui; Gao, Xiao-qian; Zhang, Li; Wang, Hao; Farrell, Geoffrey


Background and Aims: The clinical significance of hepatic steatosis in chronic hepatitis B infection (CHB) is unclear. The aims of this study were thus to investigate the prevalence and risk factors for hepatic steatosis in patients with CHB and its relationship with liver injury. Methods: Consecutive patients with biopsy-proven CHB at Hangzhou Sixth People's Hospital between January 2005 and June 2007 were included. Patients co-infected with other viruses or suffering from liver disease of any...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2008.05531.x


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