Treatment of chronic viral hepatitis anno 1990

  • S. W. Schalm
Conference paper
Part of the Archives of Virology book series (ARCHIVES SUPPL, volume 4)


The therapeutic efficacy of α-interferon therapy in chronic hepatitis is discussed in light of various international studies. Although beneficial to some extent, treatment is of limited value and is accompanied by more-or-less serious side effects. Development of complementary drugs and new therapeutic methods must therefore be continued.


Chronic Hepatitis Interferon Therapy Autoimmune Thyroiditis Chronic Viral Hepatitis Adenine Arabinoside 
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© Springer-Verlag 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. W. Schalm
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  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine & HepatogastroenterologyUniversity Hospital DijkzigtRotterdamThe Netherlands

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