#Elastography is unable to exclude #cirrhosis after sustained virological response in #HCV-infected patients with advanced chronic liver disease

Liver fibrosis and transient elastography (TE) correlation in hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients with compensated advanced chronic liver disease (cACLD) after sustained virological response (SVR) is unknown. AimsTo evaluate TE accuracy at identifying cirrhosis 3 years after HCV-eradication. MethodsProspective, multi-centric study including HCV-cACLD patients before direct-acting antivirals (DAA). Diagnostic accuracy of TE (area under ROC, …

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BNT162b2 vaccine breakthrough: clinical characteristics of 152 fully #vaccinated hospitalized #COVID-19 patients in Israel

The mRNA coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines have shown high effectiveness in the prevention of symptomatic COVID-19, hospitalization, severe disease and death. Nevertheless, a minority of vaccinated individuals might become infected and experience significant morbidity. Characteristics of vaccine breakthrough infections have not been studied. We sought to portray the population of Israeli patients, who were …

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