Is Liver Biopsy Necessary in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B with Normal Alanine Aminotransferase Level?


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YILDIZ İ. E. , BAHÇECİ İ. , Ilgar T., BEYAZAL M. , KOSTAKOĞLU U. , ERTÜRK A.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, vol.28, no.1, pp.1-6, 2022 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/vhd.galenos.2021.2021-7-1
  • Title of Journal : VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-6
  • Keywords: Liver biopsy, normal ALT level, necroinflammation and fibrosis, HBeAg negativity, PERSISTENTLY NORMAL ALT, VIRUS INFECTION, PREVALENCE, RISK

Abstract

Objectives: If not treated early, morbidity and mortality will remain high in hepatitis B virus infection. In this study, it was aimed to analyze the liver biopsy results of patients with chronic hepatitis B with normal alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels.