Hepatology Research

Cover image for Vol. 41 Issue 12

December 2011

Volume 41, Issue 12

Pages 1137–1268

  1. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Articles
    3. Short Communication
    4. Case Reports
    5. Acknowledgements
    1. Clinical hepatology

      Prediction of sustained response to low-dose pegylated interferon alpha-2b plus ribavirin in patients with genotype 1b and high hepatitis C virus level using viral reduction within 2 weeks after therapy initiation (pages 1137–1144)

      Hideyuki Tamai, Naoki Shingaki, Tatsuya Shiraki, Hiroshi Tukuda, Yoshiyuki Mori, Kosaku Moribata, Shotaro Enomoto, Hisanobu Deguchi, Kazuki Ueda, Izumi Inoue, Takao Maekita, Mikitaka Iguchi, Kimihiko Yanaoka, Masashi Oka and Masao Ichinose

      Article first published online: 26 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00879.x

    2. Hepatic steatosis in chronic hepatitis C patients infected with genotype 2 is associated with insulin resistance, hepatic fibrosis and affects cumulative positivity of serum hepatitis C virus RNA in peginterferon and ribavirin combination therapy (pages 1145–1152)

      Yoshito Itoh, Takeshi Nishimura, Kanji Yamaguchi, Chihiro Yokomizo, Hideki Fujii, Masahito Minami, Yasuyuki Nagao, Yoshio Sumida, Hiroaki Hashimoto, Atsushi Umemura, Toshihide Shima, Takeshi Okanoue and Toshikazu Yoshikawa

      Article first published online: 26 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00886.x

    3. Rapid reduction of hepatitis C virus-Core protein in the peripheral blood improve the immunological response in chronic hepatitis C patients (pages 1153–1168)

      Yasuteru Kondo, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Yuta Wakui, Masashi Ninomiya, Eiji Kakazu, Jun Inoue, Koju Kobayashi, Noriyuki Obara and Tooru Shimosegawa

      Article first published online: 26 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00878.x

    4. Favorable factors for re-treatment with pegylated interferon α2a plus ribavirin in patients with high viral loads of genotype 1 hepatitis C virus (pages 1169–1177)

      Akihiro Tamori, Kiyohide Kioka, Osamu Kurai, Hiroki Sakaguchi, Masaru Enomoto, Hideki Fujii, Sawako Kobayashi, Shuji Iwai, Hiroyasu Morikawa, Seiko Yamaguchi, Yasuko Kawasaki, Hiroko Oka, Yasuhito Tanaka and Norifumi Kawada

      Article first published online: 26 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00887.x

    5. Longitudinal assessment of liver stiffness by transient elastography for chronic hepatitis B patients treated with nucleoside analog (pages 1178–1188)

      Eiichi Ogawa, Norihiro Furusyo, Masayuki Murata, Hachiro Ohnishi, Kazuhiro Toyoda, Hiroaki Taniai, Takeshi Ihara, Hiroaki Ikezaki, Takeo Hayashi, Mosaburo Kainuma and Jun Hayashi

      Article first published online: 15 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00869.x

    6. Anti-hepatitis B surface immunoglobulin reduction in early postoperative period after liver transplantation in hepatitis B virus-positive patients (pages 1189–1198)

      Masatoshi Ishigami, Yasuharu Onishi, Takashi Ito, Yoshiaki Katano, Akihiro Ito, Yoshiki Hirooka, Tetsuya Kiuchi and Hidemi Goto

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00884.x

    7. Diagnostic accuracy of α-fetoprotein and des-γ-carboxy prothrombin in screening for hepatocellular carcinoma in liver transplant candidates (pages 1199–1207)

      Noriyo Yamashiki, Yasuhiko Sugawara, Sumihito Tamura, Junichi Kaneko, Haruhiko Yoshida, Taku Aoki, Kiyoshi Hasegawa, Masaaki Akahane, Kuni Ohtomo, Masashi Fukayama, Kazuhiko Koike and Norihiro Kokudo

      Article first published online: 15 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00871.x

    8. Demonstration of quality of care measurement using the Japanese liver cancer registry (pages 1208–1215)

      Takahiro Higashi, Kiyoshi Hasegawa, Norihiro Kokudo, Masatoshi Makuuchi, Namiki Izumi, Takafumi Ichida, Masatoshi Kudo, Yonson Ku, Michiie Sakamoto, Osamu Nakashima, Osamu Matsui, Yutaka Matsuyama, Tomotaka Sobue and the Liver Cancer Study Group of Japan

      Article first published online: 7 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00880.x

    9. Basic hepatology: Human study

      Suppressor of cytokine signal 3 and IL28 genetic variation predict the viral response to peginterferon and ribavirin (pages 1216–1222)

      Hisamitsu Miyaaki, Tatsuki Ichikawa, Hiroshi Yatsuhashi, Naota Taura, Satoshi Miuma, Tetsuya Usui, Sayaka Mori, Shimeru Kamihira, Yasuhito Tanaka, Masashi Mizokami and Kazuhiko Nakao

      Article first published online: 2 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00881.x

    10. Angiotensinogen gene haplotype is associated with the prevalence of Japanese non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (pages 1223–1229)

      Masafumi Ono, Tsunehiro Ochi, Kensuke Munekage, Mitsunari Ogasawara, Akira Hirose, Yasuko Nozaki, Masaya Takahashi, Nobuto Okamoto and Toshiji Saibara

      Article first published online: 11 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00883.x

    11. Basic hepatology: Experimental study

    12. Therapeutic effects of ezetimibe for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in fatty liver shionogi-ob/ob mice (pages 1240–1248)

      Tomomitsu Matono, Masahiko Koda, Shiho Tokunaga, Jun Kato, Takaaki Sugihara, Masaru Ueki and Yoshikazu Murawaki

      Article first published online: 26 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00888.x

  2. Short Communication

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Articles
    3. Short Communication
    4. Case Reports
    5. Acknowledgements
    1. Association of X-prolyl aminopeptidase 1 rs17095355 polymorphism with biliary atresia in Thai children (pages 1249–1252)

      Sarannut Kaewkiattiyot, Sittisak Honsawek, Paisarn Vejchapipat, Voranush Chongsrisawat and Yong Poovorawan

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00870.x

  3. Case Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Articles
    3. Short Communication
    4. Case Reports
    5. Acknowledgements
    1. Development of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma after a 14-year follow-up of a patient with primary sclerosing cholangitis and ulcerative colitis (pages 1253–1259)

      Takumi Kawaguchi, Ryohei Kaji, Hiroyuki Horiuchi, Tomotake Shirono, Yusuke Ishida, Yoshinobu Okabe, Minoru Itou, Keiichi Mitsuyama, Jun Akiba, Osamu Nakashima, Hirohisa Yano, Masayoshi Kage, Masaru Harada, Shotaro Sakisaka and Michio Sata

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00875.x

    2. Primary liver tumor associated with Werner syndrome (adult progeria) (pages 1260–1265)

      Hiroshi Okano, Yoshiaki Isono, Hiroki Tanaka, Yoshiko Ishihara, Shimpei Matsusaki, Masatoshi Aoki, Tomohiro Sase, Tomonori Saitou, Katsumi Mukai, Akira Nishimura, Minoru Takemoto and Koutaro Yokote

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00877.x

  4. Acknowledgements

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Articles
    3. Short Communication
    4. Case Reports
    5. Acknowledgements
    1. Acknowledgements (pages 1266–1268)

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00940.x

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