Chapter 31. Progression of Fibrosis

  1. Howard Thomas BSc PhD FRCP FRCpath FMedSci Professor1,
  2. Stanley Lemon Professor2 and
  3. Arie Zuckerman MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPath, FMedSci, Dip. Bact Professor3
  1. Thierry Poynard,
  2. Vlad Ratziu,
  3. Yves Benhamou,
  4. Dominique Thabut and
  5. Joseph Moussalli

Published Online: 26 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch31

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

How to Cite

Poynard, T., Ratziu, V., Benhamou, Y., Thabut, D. and Moussalli, J. (2005) Progression of Fibrosis, in Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition (eds H. Thomas, S. Lemon and A. Zuckerman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Dean (Clinical) Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Wing, St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London UK

  2. 2

    Dean of Medicine, Department of Microbiology & Immunology & Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    The Royal Free Hospital of Medicine, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130059

Online ISBN: 9780470987131



  • hepatitis C fibrosis progression;
  • necroinfl ammatory activity;
  • HIV co-infection;
  • HCV viral genotype;
  • liver fibrosis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Natural history of hepatitis C fibrosis progression

  • Impact of treatment: regression of liver fibrosis

  • Conclusion

  • Conflict of interest