Metabolic comorbidities exacerbate risk for liver-related events in chronic HBV

Metabolic comorbidities heightened risk for adverse liver-related events among patients with chronic hepatitis B virus, with the highest risk found among patients with multiple comorbidities, according to research.“The leading causes of death among patients with chronic HBV (CHB) are hepatocellular carcinoma and liver cirrhosis-related complications,” Lesley A. Patmore, MD, from the department of gastroenterology and hepatology at Erasmus MC University Medical Center in The Netherlands, and colleagues wrote in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. “Although antiviralRead More

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