Published in Hepatitis Weekly, February 26th, 2007
Study 1: New research, "Clinical significance of evaluation of serum zinc concentrations in C-viral chronic liver disease," is the subject of a report. According to recent research from Tokyo, Japan, "We evaluated zinc concentrations in patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV)-positive chronic liver disease and correlated them with the clinical profiles of the patients. A total of 100 patients with chronic hepatitis (CH), 29 with liver cirrhosis (LC), and 6 who were asymptomatic HCV carriers (ASC) were examined."
"All of the patients were positive for serum HCV RNA. One...
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