Management of Hepatitis B Infection

  • Authors: Harry L. A. Janssen, MD, PhD; Milan J. Sonneveld, MD, PhD, MSc (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 5/25/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Prolonged lamivudine treatment has been shown to reduce the probability of disease progression and improve hepatic function in patients with advanced liver disease but with substantial risk of antiviral resistance (~ 49%)[Liaw 2004]

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