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  • Hepatitis D virus-specific cytokine responses in patients with chronic hepatitis delta before and during interferon alfa-treatment 

    Grabowski, J.; Yurdaydìn, C.; Zachou, K.; Buggisch, P.; Hofmann, W. P.; Jaroszewicz, J.; Schlaphoff, V.; Manns, M. P.; Cornberg, M.; Wedemeyer, H. (2011)
    Background: Hepatitis delta is caused by infection with the hepatitis D virus (HDV) and is considered the most severe form of viral hepatitis. Treatment options for hepatitis delta are limited, with only 25% of patients ...
  • The immunopathogenetic role of autoantibodies in canine autoimmune hepatitis: Lessons to learn from human autoimmune hepatitis 

    Liaskos, C.; Mavropoulos, A.; Orfanidou, T.; Spyrou, V.; Athanasiou, L. V.; Billinis, C. (2012)
    Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is not a disease entity restricted to man, but it can be found in other animals including canines. An increasing number of studies have focused on the immunopathogenesis of human autoimmune ...
  • Late HDV RNA relapse after peginterferon alpha-based therapy of chronic hepatitis delta 

    Heidrich, B.; Yurdaydin, C.; Kabaçam, G.; Ratsch, B. A.; Zachou, K.; Bremer, B.; Dalekos, G. N.; Erhardt, A.; Tabak, F.; Yalcin, K.; Gürel, S.; Zeuzem, S.; Cornberg, M.; Bock, C. T.; Manns, M. P.; Wedemeyer, H. (2014)
    Interferon alpha is the only treatment option for hepatitis delta virus (HDV). Trials investigating the efficacy of pegylated interferon alpha (PEG-IFNa) showed HDV RNA negativity rates of 25-30% 24 weeks after therapy. ...
  • Quantitative HBsAg and HDV-RNA levels in chronic delta hepatitis 

    Zachou, K.; Yurdaydin, C.; Drebber, U.; Dalekos, G. N.; Erhardt, A.; Cakaloglu, Y.; Degertekin, H.; Gurel, S.; Zeuzem, S.; Bozkaya, H.; Schlaphoff, V.; Dienes, H. P.; Bock, T. C.; Manns, M. P.; Wedemeyer, H. (2010)
    Background: Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) causes severe liver disease. Aims: To investigate the quantitative HDV-RNA, HBsAg and hepatitis B virus (HBV)DNA levels in correlation to histological, biochemical and demographical ...
  • Role of immunohistochemistry for hepatitis D and hepatitis B virus in hepatitis delta 

    Kabaçam, G.; Wedemeyer, H.; Savaş, B.; Keskin, O.; Dalekos, G.; Tabak, F.; Idilman, R.; Erhardt, A.; Yalçin, K.; Bozdayi, M. A.; Bozkaya, H.; Manns, M.; Dienes, H.; Yurdaydin, C.; Berg, T.; Böcher, W.; Bohle, H.; Buggisch, P.; Cornberg, M.; Ers̈oz, G.; Feyerabend, S.; Hinrichsen, H.; Manok, M.; Häussinger, D.; Herzog, W.; Hofmann, W. P.; Plein, K.; Hardt, H.; Porst, H.; Mederacke, I.; Rigopoulou, E. I.; Sentürk, H.; Wagner, E. K. V. (2014)
    Background & Aims: Immunohistochemical assessment of liver tissue in chronic delta hepatitis (CDH) is underinvestigated. Aim of the study was (i) to assess variables associated with hepatitis D antigen (HDAg), hepatitis B ...
  • The state of hepatitis B and C in the mediterranean and balkan countries: Report from a summit conference 

    Hatzakis, A.; Van Damme, P.; Alcorn, K.; Gore, C.; Benazzouz, M.; Berkane, S.; Buti, M.; Carballo, M.; Cortes Martins, H.; Deuffic-Burban, S.; Dominguez, A.; Donoghoe, M.; Elzouki, A. N.; Ben-Alaya Bouafif, N.; Esmat, G.; Esteban, R.; Fabri, M.; Fenton, K.; Goldberg, D.; Goulis, I.; Hadjichristodoulou, T.; Hatzigeorgiou, T.; Hamouda, O.; Hasurdjiev, S.; Hughes, S.; Kautz, A.; Malik, M.; Manolakopoulos, S.; Matičič, M.; Papatheodoridis, G.; Peck, R.; Peterle, A.; Potamitis, G.; Prati, D.; Roudot-Thoraval, F.; Reic, T.; Sharara, A.; Shennak, M.; Shiha, G.; Shouval, D.; Sočan, M.; Thomas, H.; Thursz, M.; Tosti, M.; Trépo, C.; Vince, A.; Vounou, E.; Wiessing, L.; Manns, M. (2013)
    The burden of disease due to chronic viral hepatitis constitutes a global threat. In many Balkan and Mediterranean countries, the disease burden due to viral hepatitis remains largely unrecognized, including in high-risk ...