Racial Differences Seen In Steatosis In Patients With Hepatitis C

Mon, 08 Jan 2007 01:00 PM EST

... Caucasian patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) are more likely to have hepatic steatosis, or fat in the liver, compared to African-American patients. However, steatosis is not associated with HCV treatment response. These findings are published in the January 2007 issue of Hepatology, the official journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). [click link for full article] ...