Published in Hepatitis Weekly, April 9th, 2007
Study 1: Fresh data on hepatitis B virus are presented in the report "Radiation-induced hepatitis B virus reactivation in liver mediated by the bystander effect from irradiated endothelial cells. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) reactivation is one unique pathogenesis in Asian carriers with liver toxicity after radiotherapy for hepatobiliary malignancies. This study attempts to delineate the biological mechanism of radiation-induced HBV reactivation," investigators in Taipei, Taiwan report.
"Primary cultures of hepatocytes (PCC) were prepared from the noncancerous liver tissue...
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