Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Advances in Virology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 196704, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/196704
Research Article

Safety and Efficacy of Hepatitis B Vaccination in Cirrhosis of Liver

1Medical Gastroenterology, Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh 524002, India
2Clinical Pharmacology, Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh 524002, India

Received 14 March 2013; Accepted 7 May 2013

Academic Editor: Masao Matsuoka

Copyright © 2013 D. Ajith Roni et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. A. S. Lok, “Chronic hepatitis B,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 346, no. 22, pp. 1682–1683, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. L. J. Kozak, M. F. Owings, and M. J. Hall, “National Hospital Discharge Survey: 2001 annual summary with detailed diagnosis and procedure data,” Vital and Health Statistics, vol. 13, no. 156, pp. 1–198, 2004. View at Google Scholar
  3. E. Arias, R. N. Anderson, H. C. Kung, S. L. Murphy, and K. D. Kochanek, “Deaths: final data for 2001,” National Vital Statistics Reports, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 1–115, 2003. View at Google Scholar
  4. R. S. Koff, “Risks associated with hepatitis A and hepatitis B in patients with hepatitis C,” Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 20–26, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. G. Reiss and E. B. Keeffe, “Review article: hepatitis vaccination in patients with chronic liver disease,” Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, vol. 19, pp. 715–727, 2004. View at Google Scholar
  6. A. Alberti, P. Pontisso, L. Chemello et al., “The interaction between hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus in acute and chronic liver disease,” Journal of Hepatology, Supplement, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 38–41, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. L. Benvegnu, G. Fattovich, F. Noventa et al., “Concurrent hepatitis B and C virus infection and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrosis. A Prospective Study,” Cancer, vol. 74, pp. 2442–2448, 1994. View at Google Scholar
  8. S. Chlabicz and A. Grzeszczuk, “Hepatitis B virus vaccine for patients with hepatitis C virus infection,” Infection, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 341–345, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. S. D. Lee, C. Y. Chan, M. I. Yu, R. H. Lu, F. Y. Chang, and K. J. Lo, “Hepatitis B vaccination in patients with chronic hepatitis C,” Journal of Medical Virology, vol. 59, pp. 463–468, 1999. View at Google Scholar
  10. M. Wiedmann, U. G. Liebert, U. Oesen et al., “Decreased immunogenicity of recombinant hepatitis B vaccine in chronic hepatitis C,” Hepatology, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 230–234, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. A. S. Rosman, P. Basu, K. Galvin, and C. S. Lieber, “Efficacy of a high and accelerated dose of hepatitis B vaccine in alcoholic patients: a randomized clinical trial,” American Journal of Medicine, vol. 103, no. 3, pp. 217–222, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. E. B. Keeffe and D. S. Krause, “Hepatitis B vaccination of patients with chronic liver disease,” Liver Transplantation, vol. 4, pp. 437–439, 1998. View at Google Scholar
  13. C. Mendenhall, G. A. Roselle, L. A. Lybecker et al., “Hepatitis B vaccination: response of alcoholic with and without liver injury,” Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol. 33, pp. 263–269, 1998. View at Google Scholar
  14. J. P. Bronowicki, F. Weber-Larivaille, J. P. Gut, M. Doffoël, and D. Vetter, “Comparison of immunogenicity of anti-HBV vaccination end serovaccination in alcoholic patients with cirrhosis,” Gastroenterologie Clinique et Biologique, vol. 21, no. 11, pp. 848–853, 1997. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. E. Villeneuve, J. Vincelette, and J. P. Villeneuve, “Ineffectiveness of hepatitis B vaccination in cirrhotic patients waiting for liver transplantation,” Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 14, pp. 59B–62B, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. M. Dominguez, R. Barcena, M. Garcia, A. Lopez-Sanroman, and J. Nuno, “Vaccination against hepatitis B virus in cirrhotic patients on liver transplant waiting list,” Liver Transplantation, vol. 6, pp. 440–442, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  17. M. Arslan, R. H. Wiesner, C. Sievers, K. Egan, and N. N. Zein, “Double-dose accelerated hepatitis B vaccine in patients with end-stage liver disease,” Liver Transplantation, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 314–320, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Recommendations and reports: hepatitis A and B vaccines,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, vol. 52, pp. 34–36, 2003. View at Google Scholar
  19. National Institutes of Health, “National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Statement: management of hepatitis C: 2002—June 10-12, 2002,” Hepatology, vol. 36, supplement 1, pp. S3–S20, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  20. S. D. Lee, C. Y. Chan, M. I. Yu, R. H. Lu, F. Y. Chang, and K. J. Lo, “Hepatitis B vaccination in patients with chronic hepatitis C,” Journal of Medical Virology, vol. 59, pp. 463–468, 1999. View at Google Scholar
  21. M. Wiedmann, U. G. Liebert, U. Oesen et al., “Decreased immunogenicity of recombinant hepatitis B vaccine in chronic hepatitis C,” Hepatology, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 230–234, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. E. B. Keeffe and D. S. Krause, “Hepatitis B vaccination of patients with chronic liver disease,” Liver Transplantation, vol. 4, pp. 437–439, 1998. View at Google Scholar
  23. A. S. Rosman, P. Basu, K. Galvin, and C. S. Lieber, “Efficacy of a high and accelerated dose of hepatitis B vaccine in alcoholic patients: a randomized clinical trial,” American Journal of Medicine, vol. 103, no. 3, pp. 217–222, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. C. Mendenhall, G. A. Roselle, L. A. Lybecker et al., “Hepatitis B vaccination. Response of alcoholic with and without liver injury,” Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol. 33, pp. 263–269, 1998. View at Google Scholar
  25. J. P. Bronowicki, F. Weber-Larivaille, J. P. Gut, M. Doffoël, and D. Vetter, “Comparison of immunogenicity of anti-HBV vaccination end serovaccination in alcoholic patients with cirrhosis,” Gastroenterologie Clinique et Biologique, vol. 21, no. 11, pp. 848–853, 1997. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus