Long-term follow-up of hepatitis B e antigen-negative patients treated with peginterferon alpha-2a: progressive decrease in hepatitis B surface antigen in responders


Rijckborst V., Ferenci P., Akdogan M., Pinarbasi B., ter Borg M. J., Simon K., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY, vol.24, no.9, pp.1012-1019, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Objective Peginterferon (PEG-IFN) is considered as a first-line treatment option for hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg)-negative chronic hepatitis B. We aimed to evaluate the long-term response to PEG-IFN in HBeAg-negative patients.