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Lamivudine, HBV Infection

     

  • C-L
    Lai, for the Asia Hepatitis Lamivudine Study Group
    (Queen Mary Hosp, Hong Kong, China):

    A
    One-Year Trial of Lamivudine for Chronic Hepatitis
    B.


    N.
    Engl J Med, 339:61-68, 1998.

          

    Interferon-
    a,
    now the only treatment specifically approved for
    hepatitis B infection causing chronic hepatitis B is
    least effective in Asian patients, who form the
    largest number of hepatitis B infection. In a one-year double-blind trial using Lamivudine in Chinese
    patients, there was substantially histologic
    improvement in many patients.
    Dosage of Lamivudine was 100mg daily.

            

 



 

           

Speciality Spotlight

       

 
Medicine
   

 

Lamivudine, HBV Infection
     

  • C-L Lai, for the Asia Hepatitis Lamivudine Study Group (Queen Mary Hosp, Hong Kong, China):
    A One-Year Trial of Lamivudine for Chronic Hepatitis B.
    N. Engl J Med, 339:61-68, 1998.
          
    Interferon-
    a, now the only treatment specifically approved for hepatitis B infection causing chronic hepatitis B is least effective in Asian patients, who form the largest number of hepatitis B infection. In a one-year double-blind trial using Lamivudine in Chinese patients, there was substantially histologic improvement in many patients. Dosage of Lamivudine was 100mg daily.
            

 

 

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