Published in Hepatitis Weekly, December 12th, 2005
According to recent research published in the journal Transplantation Proceedings, "oxidative injury occurs as a direct result of HCV core protein expression both in vitro and in vivo, and may be due to a direct effect on mitochondria."
"The ketoisocaproic acid (KICA) breath test is a simple, reliable, and noninvasive test to evaluate hepatic mitochondrial function. Albumin dialysis (MARS) is an effective bridge treatment for patients with acute...
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