UNIGE document Scientific Article
previous document  unige:33504  next document
add to browser collection
Title

The impact of obesity and metabolic syndrome on chronic hepatitis C.

Authors
Published in Clinics in Liver Disease. 2014, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 147-56
Abstract The metabolic syndrome and the hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are 2 global health care challenges with a complex interaction. Insulin resistance, a central component of the metabolic syndrome, is epidemiologically and pathophysiologically intrinsically linked to HCV infection. Insulin resistance and diabetes affect clinical outcomes in patients with liver disease related to HCV, namely, incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma, liver-related mortality, fibrosis progression rate, response to antiviral therapy, and possibly the incidence of cardiovascular events. Viral and metabolic steatosis and its interactions with HCV and the metabolic syndrome are discussed. Management and the need for further research conclude the article.
Identifiers
PMID: 24274870
Full text
This document has no fulltext available yet, but you can contact its author by using the form below.
Structures
Research group Etudes et traitement de l'hépatite C et B (554)
Citation
(ISO format)
GOOSSENS, Nicolas, NEGRO, Francesco. The impact of obesity and metabolic syndrome on chronic hepatitis C. In: Clinics in Liver Disease, 2014, vol. 18, n° 1, p. 147-56. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:33504

181 hits

0 download

Update

Deposited on : 2014-01-21

Export document
Format :
Citation style :