Patients with NASH cirrhosis have poorer prognosis than those with HBV

Patients with decompensated cirrhosis due to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis had worse outcomes and more complications than patients with hepatitis B virus, according to study results.Hiang Keat Tan, MB, BS, MRCP, from the department of gastroenterology and hepatology at Singapore General Hospital, and colleagues wrote that they expect NASH to become a larger cause of cirrhosis in Asia and sought to determine its potential burden in the future by comparing outcomes with the current driver of liver disease in the region, HBV.“Although potent antiviral drugs are now widely available forRead More

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