Published in Hepatitis Weekly, March 30th, 1998
Researcher Philippe Mathurin and colleagues from the Hospitalier Pitie-Salpetriere also found that alcohol exacerbated fibrosis in those with weak ALT levels.
"We suggest that the natural history of infection in patients with persistently normal ALT is associated with a low risk of developing severe liver lesions, especially in patients without alcohol consumption," Mathurin et al. wrote ("Slow Progression Rate of Fibrosis in Hepatitis C Virus...
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