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ea0014p323 | (1) | ECE2007

Thyroid abnormalities during treatment with PEGIFNα-2a and PEGIFNα-2b in patients affected by HCV-related chronic disease: &br;a prospective randomized study

Scavuzzo Francesco , Monda Guido Di , Serino Domenico , Tartaglione Maria Teresa , Lampasi Filippo , Ascione Antonio , Volpe Raffaele

Background: Correlation between therapy with interferons, thyroid autoimmunity and dysfunction is widely reported. Currently we used two different pegilated-interferons (α-2a, α-2b).Aim: Evaluate a probable different behaviour of two PEG-IFN responsible of thyroid abnormalities.Patients and methods: We observed 236 consecutive naïve-patients with HCV-related chronic-disease undergoing a treatment with antiviral thera...