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Risk Factors for Predicting Histologic Findings in Liver Biopsy from Chronic Viral Hepatitis C (HCV) Patient

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with chronic viral hepatitis C (HCV) for risk of significant histologic findings based on the study of Romagnuolo et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, laboratory tests

ICD-10:

B18.2

Description:

Romagnuolo et al identified clinical and laboratory findings associated with significant liver pathology in patients with chronic hepatitis C viral (HCV) infections. The authors are from McGill University and the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

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