Disease Progression: Various factors that influence HCV disease progression including steatosis, obesity, insulin resistance, diabetes, race/ethnicity, and general studies on disease progression.

 

        Diabetes

o       505. High RNA HCV as Associated Factor to Hyperglycemia in Hepatitis C Chronic Patients.

 

        Extrahepatic Manifestations

o       993. Much of the HCV RNA in Infected Human Cells Is in Double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) Replication Complexes and Is Invisible to Standard Detection Methods.

o       1066. Is HOMA-IR the best marker of insulin resistance in chronic hepatitis due to HCV infection?

o       1075. Hepatitis C virus infection enhances insulin resistance induced by visceral fat accumulation.

o       1084. Microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP) - 493 G/T polymorphism is associated with insulin resistance in chronic hepatitis C (CHC) genotype 1 infection.

o       1938. Effect of Rituximab on advanced liver disease in patients with HCV-related mixed cryoglobulinemia.

o       1941. Marginal zone lymphoma and HCV infection: role of antiviral treatment.

o       1947. HCV infection and carotid atherosclerosis: evidence in favor of a local viral action inside the plaque.

 

        General

o       358. Fulminant hepatic failure associated with chewing khat.

o       369. Assessing Hepatotoxicity of Thiazolidinediones (TZDs), Metformin, and/or Statin Therapy in Chronic Hepatitis C (HCV) Patients. (Updated Nov 1)

o       470. The Impact Of Alcohol Abuse, HCV Infection And Liver Dysfunction On Neuropsychological And Neurophysiological Profile Of Patients With Liver Cirrhosis. (Updated Nov 1)

o       504. The Illness Intrusiveness of a Hepatitis C Diagnosis.

o       1057. Natural history of HCV superinfection and reinfection.

o       1062. Hepatitis C as a risk factor for primary renal cell carcinoma.

o       1932. Selective up-regulation of interferon-inducible genes and type 1 and type 2 interferons in the brain of patients with hepatitis C and severe depression.

o       1935. Prevalence and Predictors of Liver Fibrosis in Hepatitis C (HCV) Infected Hemophilic Men.

 

        Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)

o       1048. High Incidence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma associated with Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 3a in Pakistan.

o       1073. Ethanol and acetaldehyde enhance hepatitis C virus replication in human hepatoma cells supporting infectious virus production.

o       1087. Hepatitis C virus proteins can modulate microRNA expression and chemotherapeutic responses in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)

 

        Race

o       1022. Severity of Liver Disease in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients: Latino versus Caucasian.

o       1031. Differential Gene Expression between Caucasian and African American Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C (CH-C).