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Do Low High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) Levels Predict Treatment Outcome in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Viral Infection?

2014-07-23 21:08:29 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The working hypothesis is that the low HDL serum level predict favorable response to anti viral treatment in chronic HCV (genotype 1) viral infection. This might be used to improve the rate of sustained virologic response.

Description

Lipoproteins are closely connected to the process of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Metabolic syndrome predicts negative treatment outcome in HCV infection.

Aim: to assess the association between lipids components of the metabolic syndrome and sustained viral response (SVR).

Study Design

Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Chronic Hepatitis C Viral Infection

Intervention

Responders, Non Responders

Location

Ziv medical center liver unit
Safed, Israel
Israel

Status

Completed

Source

Ziv Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:29-0400

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