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General/Miscellaneous Reports
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Cigarette smoking behaviors and beliefs in persons living with hepatitis C.
Shuter J, Litwin AH, Sulko
wski MS, et al
Nicotine Tob Res. 2016 Aug 22.

Abstract

Association between vitamin D deficiency and preexisting resistance-associated HCV NS5A variants.
Okubo T, Atsukawa M, Tsubota A, et al
Hepatol Res. 2016 Aug 2..
Abstract

Is Hepatitis C Infection Associated With a Higher Risk of Complications After Total Shoulder Arthroplasty?
Cancienne JM, Dempsey IJ, Holzgrefe RE, et al
Clin Orthop Relat Res
. 2016 Jul 22
Abstract

Nosocomial hepatitis C virus transmission from tampering with injectable anesthetic opioids.
Hatia RI, Dimitrova Z, Skums P,  et al
Hepatology
. 2015 Mar 22. 
Abstract

The impact of obesity and metabolic syndrome on chronic hepatitis C.
Goossens N, Negro F.
Clin Liver Dis. 2014 Feb;18(1):147-56.
Abstract

Hepatitis C virus and human immunodeficiency virus transmission routes: Differences and similarities
Cainelli F.
World J Hepatol
. 2013 May 27;5(5):234-6.

Abstract

The association between serological and dietary vitamin D levels and hepatitis C-related liver disease risk differs in African American and white males.
White DL, Tavakoli-Tabasi S, Kanwal F,  et al
Aliment Pharmacol The
r
. 2013 May 26
Abstract

Dietary Cholesterol Intake is Associated with Progression of Liver Disease in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C: Analysis of the HALT-C trial.
Yu L, Morishima C, Ioannou GN.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 May 23
Abstract

Time of acquisition of HCV infection in renal transplant recipients: a major prognostic factor for disease progression.
Delladetsima I, Psichogiou M, Sypsa V,  et al
Clin Transplant. 2012 Sep 19
Abstract

Risk Factors for Liver Disease and Associated Knowledge and Practices Among Mexican Adults in the US and Mexico.
Flores YN, Lang CM, Salmerón J, Bastani R.
J Community Health. 2011 Aug 30.
Abstract

Transmission of hepatitis C virus to recipients of parenteral vitamin therapy in a primary care facility.
Smedley EJ, Stelzer-Braid S, et al

J Clin Virol
. 2011 Apr 18.
Abstract

Serum lipids and their associations with viral levels and liver disease severity in a
treatment-naïve chronic hepatitis C type 1-infected cohort.
Ramcharran D, Wahed AS, Conjeevaram HS,  et al
J Viral Hepat
. 2010 Nov 10.
Abstract

Evaluation of depression as a risk factor for treatment failure in chronic hepatitis C.
Leutscher PD, Lagging M, Buhl MR, et al
Hepatology
. 2010 Aug;52(2):430-435
Abstract

Hepatitis C Virus Infections from Unsafe Injection Practices at an Endoscopy
Clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada, 2007-2008.
Fischer GE, Schaefer MK, Labus BJ,  et al
Clin Infect Dis
. 2010 Jun 24.

Abstract

Interfamilial transmission of hepatitis C virus: Infection of the father predicts the risk of perinatal
transmission.
Indolfi G, Bartolini E, Azzari C, et al 
J Med Virol.
2008 Sep 23;80(11):1907-1911.
Abstract
 

Risk of hepatitis C related to traditional medicine: a case control study in Ho Chi Minh City,
Vietnam.

Ngo Y, Maugat S, Duong QT, et al  
Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique.
2007 Apr;55(2):107-112
Abstract
 
Trends in testing behaviours for hepatitis C virus infection and associated determinants:
results from population-based laboratory surveillance in Alberta, Canada (1998-2001).

Jayaraman GC, Lee B, Singh AE, Preiksaitis JK.
J Viral Hepat. 2007 Apr;14(4):249-54
Abstract

Risk factors and outcome among a large patient cohort with community-acquired
acute hepatitis C in Italy.
Santantonio T, Medda E, Ferrari C, et al
Clin Infect Dis
. 2006 Nov 1;43(9):1154-9.

Abstract


Computed Tomography Scanning
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus during Computed Tomography Scanning with Contrast
Pañella H, Rius C, Caylà JA .
Emerg Infect Dis.
2008 Feb

Paper

Radiopharmaceuticals
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Hepatitis C virus infections from a contaminated radiopharmaceutical used
in myocardial perfusion studies.
Patel PR, Larson AK, Castel AD
JAMA. 2006 Oct 25;296(16):2005-11.

Abstract

Sex
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Acute hepatitis C infection with evidence of heterosexual transmission.
Nguyen O, Sheppeard V, Douglas MW, et al
J Clin Virol. 2010 Jul 26.
Abstract

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Sexual transmission of hepatitis C.
Cavalheiro ND.
Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2007 Oct;49(5):271-277.

Paper
 

     Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  CONFERENCE PRESENTATION
Sexual Activity as a Risk Factor for Hepatitis C Infection
Terrault NA
[NIH Consensus Development Conference on  Management of Hepatitis C: 2002]
Report

Surgery
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
Nosocomial hepatitis C virus transmission from tampering with injectable anesthetic opioids.
Hatia RI, Dimitrova Z, Skums P,  et al
Hepatology
. 2015 Mar 22.  
Abstract

Patient-to-patient transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) during colonoscopy diagnosis.
Gonzalez-Candelas F, Guiral S,  et al
Virol J. 2010 Sep 8;7(1):217.
Abstract

Hemodialysis access surgery--is there an increased risk of acquiring hepatitis C virus compared
to other elective vascular interventions?
Assadian A, Assadian O, Holak G, et al
Vasa. 2008 Feb;37(1):81-5.
Abstract
 

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Acute hepatitis C virus infections attributed to unsafe injection practices at an endoscopy clinic--
Nevada, 2007.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008 May 16;57(19):513-7.
Paper
 
Perceptions of orthopaedic surgeons regarding hepatitis C viral transmission: a questionnaire
survey
.
Wallis GC, Kim WY, Chaudhary BR, Henderson JJ.
Ann R Coll Surg Engl.
2007 Apr;89(3):276-80.
Abstract
 
Outbreak of hepatitis C virus infection during sclerotherapy of varicose veins: Long-term follow-up of
196 patients (4535 patient-years)

de Ledinghen V, Trimoulet P, Mannant PR, et al
J Hepatol. 2006 Sep 22
Abstract
 
Nosocomial transmission of hepatitis C virus from an anesthesiologist to three patients -
epidemiologic and molecular evidence.

Stark K, Hanel M, Berg T, Schreier E.
Arch Virol. 2005 Dec 9;
Abstract
 
Anesthetist to patient transmission of hepatitis C virus associated with non exposure-
prone procedures.
Mawdsley J, Teo CG, Kyi M, Anderson M.
J Med Virol. 2005 Jan 12;75(3):399-401
Abstract

Sporadic transmission of hepatitis C in dental practice.
Castro Ferreiro M, Hermida Prieto M, Diz Dios P.
Med Clin (Barc). 2004 Sep 4;123(7):271-5
Abstract

Alcohol
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Moderate Alcohol Use and Insulin Action in Chronic Hepatitis C Infection.
Burman BE, Bacchetti P, Khalili M.
Dig Dis Sci. 2016 Mar 23
Abstract

The impact of lifetime alcohol use on hepatitis C treatment outcomes in privately insured
members of an integrated health care plan.
Russell M, Pauly MP, Moore CD, et al
Hepatology. 2012 Apr 5
Abstract

Mild Alcohol Consumption is Not Associated With Increased Fibrosis in Patients
With Chronic Hepatitis C.
Cheung O, Sterling RK, Salvat
Abstract

Impact of Hepatitis C on HIV Progression in Adults With Alcohol Problems.
Cheng DM, Nunes D, Libman H, et al;
Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2007 Apr 9;31(5):829-836.
Abstract
 

Hepatitis C Infection Is Associated with Depressive Symptoms in HIV-Infected Adults with
Alcohol Problems.
Libman H, Saitz R, Nunes D, et al 
Am J Gastroenterol.
2006 Jun 16;
Abstract
 
High prevalence of alcohol use among hepatitis C virus antibody positive injection drug
users in three US cities.
Campbell JV, Hagan H, Latka MH, et al;  
Drug Alcohol Depend
. 2005 Aug 26;

Abstract
 
Past excessive alcohol consumption: a major determinant of severe liver disease
among newly referred hepatitis C virus infected patients in hepatology reference centers,
france, 2001.
Delarocque-Astagneau E, Roudot-Thoraval F, et al 
Ann Epidemiol.
2005 Sep;15(8):551-7
Abstract

Hepatitis C and alcohol: interactions, outcomes, and implications.
Bhattacharya R, Shuhart MC
 
J Clin Gastroenterol
2003 Mar;36(3):242-52
Abstract

Increase in alcohol related deaths: is hepatitis C a factor?
Henry JA, Moloney C, Rivas C, Goldin RD.

J Clin Pathol
2002 Sep;55(9):704-7

Abstract

Alcohol abstinence does not offset the strong negative effect of lifetime alcohol
consumption on the outcome of interferon therapy.

Tabone M, Sidoli L, Laudi C, et al
.
J Viral Hepat 2002 Jul;9(4):288-94
Abstract

Moderate alcohol intake increases fibrosis progression in untreated patients with hepatitis
C virus infection.

Westin J, Lagging LM, Spak F, et al.

J Viral Hepat 2002 May;9(3):235-41
Abstract

Does hepatitis C virus cause severe liver disease only in people who drink alcohol?
Vento S, Cainelli F
Lancet Infect Dis 2002 May;2(5):303-9

Abstract

Intrahepatic hepatitis C virus replication is increased in patients with regular alcohol
consumption.

Romero-Gomez M, Grande L, Nogales MC, et al.
Dig Liver Dis 2001 Nov;33(8):698-702
Abstract

 

     Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters

  CONFERENCE PRESENTATION
Alcohol and Hepatitis C
Peters MG, Terrault N

[NIH Consensus Development Conference on  Management of Hepatitis C: 2002]
Report

Hemodialysis
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Hepatitis C Virus Transmission in Hemodialysis Units: Importance of Infection
Control Practices and Aseptic Technique.
Thompson ND, Novak RT, Datta D, et al 
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Jul 30
Abstract

Transmission of hepatitis C virus infection in hemodialysis: Current concepts.
Fabrizi F, Messa P, Martin P.
Int J Artif Organs
. 2008 Dec;31(12):1004-16

Abstract


Injection Drug Use
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Risk Factors for HCV Infection Among Young Adults in Rural New York Who Inject Prescription Opioid Analgesics.
Zibbell JE, Hart-Malloy R, Barry J, Fan L, Flanigan C.
Am J Public Health. 2014 Sep 11:e1-e7.
Abstract

The association of syringe type and syringe cleaning with HCV infection among IDUs in
Budapest, Hungary.

Gyarmathy VA, Neaigus A, Mitchell MM, Ujhelyi E.
 
Drug Alcohol Depend
. 2008 Dec
Abstract

     Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters

  CONFERENCE PRESENTATION
Injection Drug Use and Hepatitis C  
Edlin BR
[NIH Consensus Development Conference on  Management of Hepatitis C: 2002]
Report

Non-Injection Drug Use
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Finasteride and Methadone Use and Risk of Advanced Hepatitis C Related Liver Disease.
White DL, Hashmi A, Ramsey DJ,  et al
 
Dig Dis Sci
. 2012 Jun 5
Abstract

The association between use of non-injection drug implements and hepatitis C virus antibody status
 in homeless and marginally housed persons in San Francisco.
Hermanstyne K, Bangsberg DR, Hennessey K,  et al
J Public Health
(Oxf)
. 2012 Mar 26.
Abstract

Non-injection drug use and Hepatitis C Virus: A systematic review.
Scheinmann R, Hagan H, Lelutiu-Weinberger C, et al  
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2006 Dec 14;
Abstract

 

Piercing
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Transmission of Hepatitis B and C Virus Infection Through Body Piercing: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Yang S, Wang D, Zhang Y, et al
Medicine (Baltimore)
. 2015 Nov;94(47):e1893.
Abstract

Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Through Tattooing and Piercing: A Critical Review.
Tohme RA, Holmberg SD.

Clin Infect Dis
. 2012 Jan 30
Abstract


Tattooing
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Association of tattooing and hepatitis C virus infection: A multicenter case-control study.
Carney K, Dhalla S, Aytaman A, et al
Hepatology.
2013 Jan 12.
Abstract

Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Through Tattooing and Piercing: A Critical Review.
Tohme RA, Holmberg SD.
Clin Infect Dis
. 2012 Jan 30
Abstract

The tattooing paradox: are studies of acute hepatitis adequate to identify
routes of transmission of subclinical hepatitis C infection?

Haley RW, Fischer RP.
Arch Intern Med
2003 May 12;163(9):1095-8
Abstract


Transfusion
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  The significance of transfusion in the past as a risk for current hepatitis B and hepatitis C
infection: a study in endoscopy patients.
Tawk HM, Vickery K, Bisset L,
J Viral HepaTransfusion. 2005 May;45(5):807-13.
Abstract

Smoking
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Tobacco and other factors have a negative impact on quality of life in hepatitis C patients.
Yamini D, Basseri B, Chee GM,  et al

J Viral Hepat
. 2010 Aug 15.
Abstract

Impact of smoking on histological liver lesions in chronic hepatitis C.
Hezode C, Lonjon I, Roudot-Thoraval F, et al.
Gut 2003 Jan;52(1):126-129
Abstract

Smoking and alanine aminotransferase levels in hepatitis C virus infection:
implications for prevention of hepatitis C virus progression.
Wang CS, Wang ST, Chang TT, et al.
Arch Intern Med 2002 Apr 8;162(7):811-5
Abstract

 

Blood Donations
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Screening of blood from potential organ and cornea donors for viruses.
Miedouge M, Chatelut M, Mansuy JM, et al
J Med Virol 2002 Apr;66(4):571-5
Abstract
 

Organ Donations
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Screening of blood from potential organ and cornea donors for viruses.
Miedouge M, Chatelut M, Mansuy JM, et al

J Med Virol 2002 Apr;66(4):571-5
Abstract
 

Ethnicity/Race
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
The influence of race and language on chronic hepatitis C virus infection management. [Canada]
Giordano C, Cooper C.
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Dec 12
Abstract

Ethnic differences in the presentation of chronic hepatitis C.
Lepe R, Layden-Almer JE, Layden TJ, Cotler S.
J Viral Hepat. 2006 Feb;13(2):116-20.

Abstract

 


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