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Chronic Hepatitis (Chronic Active Hepatitis) Summary

Description: INFLAMMATION of the LIVER with ongoing hepatocellular injury for 6 months or more, characterized by NECROSIS of HEPATOCYTES and inflammatory cell (LEUKOCYTES) infiltration. Chronic hepatitis can be caused by viruses, medications, autoimmune diseases, and other unknown factors.

Also Known As: Chronic Active Hepatitis; Chronic Persistent Hepatitis; Hepatitis, Chronic; Hepatitis, Chronic Active; Hepatitis, Chronic Persistent Show All >>

Networked: 6269 relevant articles (275 outcomes, 551 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Chronic Hepatitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Interferons : 35 outcomes 49 studies in 484 results : IBA
  2. Hepatitis B Surface Antigens (HBsAg) : 30 outcomes 77 studies in 900 results : FDA 1
  3. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa) : 28 outcomes 38 studies in 300 results : FDA 2
  4. Ribavirin (Virazole) : 19 outcomes 8 studies in 156 results : FDA 16 Generic
  5. Antigens : 17 outcomes 34 studies in 457 results : IBA
  6. Hepatitis B e Antigens : 17 outcomes 25 studies in 341 results : IBA
  7. Prednisolone (Predate) : 15 outcomes 8 studies in 54 results : FDA 55 Generic
  8. Azathioprine (Imuran) : 13 outcomes 7 studies in 77 results : FDA 7 Generic
  9. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 11 outcomes 33 studies in 347 results : IBA
  10. RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) : 10 outcomes 26 studies in 285 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Chronic Hepatitis

  1. Infection
  2. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  3. Hepatitis
  4. Hepatitis B
  5. Liver Diseases (Liver Disease)
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Key Therapies for Chronic Hepatitis

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  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 30 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 39 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 150 results
  4. Liver Transplantation : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 91 results
  5. Homologous Transplantation (Allograft) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 35 results
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