Scientific article

Long-term ganciclovir therapy for hepatitis B virus infection after liver transplantation

Published inJournal of hepatology, vol. 31, no. 4, p. 584-592
Publication date1999

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) disease on a liver graft is associated with florid viral replication and graft failure. The aim of this study performed between 1992 and 1995 was to investigate the safety and efficacy of long-term intravenous ganciclovir for HBV infection in liver transplant recipients.

  • Adult
  • Antiviral Agents/adverse effects/therapeutic use
  • DNA, Viral/analysis
  • Female
  • Ganciclovir/adverse effects/therapeutic use
  • Hepatitis B/drug therapy/immunology/pathology
  • Hepatitis B Antigens/analysis
  • Hepatitis B virus/genetics
  • Humans
  • Liver/pathology
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Postoperative Complications/drug therapy
  • Prospective Studies
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome
Citation (ISO format)
ROCHE, B et al. Long-term ganciclovir therapy for hepatitis B virus infection after liver transplantation. In: Journal of hepatology, 1999, vol. 31, n° 4, p. 584–592. doi: 10.1016/S0168-8278(99)80335-3
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ISSN of the journal0168-8278

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