Do Low High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) Levels Predict Treatment Outcome in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Viral Infection?

This study has been completed.
Hillel Yafe MC Hadera
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Ziv Hospital Identifier:
First received: July 8, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2010
History: No changes posted
The working hypothesis is that the low HDL serum level predict favorable response to anti viral treatment in chronic HCV (genotype 1) viral infection. This might be used to improve the rate of sustained virologic response.

Condition Intervention
Chronic Hepatitis C Viral Infection
Other: Responders
Other: Non Responders

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Do Low HDL Levels Predict Treatment Outcome in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Viral Infection?

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Further study details as provided by Ziv Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • sustained viral response [ Time Frame: 72 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    achieving SVR

Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: April 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2009
Primary Completion Date: October 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Non Responders
Non Responders
Other: Non Responders
Non Responders
RESPONDERS Other: Responders

Detailed Description:

Lipoproteins are closely connected to the process of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Metabolic syndrome predicts negative treatment outcome in HCV infection.

Aim: to assess the association between lipids components of the metabolic syndrome and sustained viral response (SVR).


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
chronic HCV genotype 1 naïve patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic HCV genotype 1 naive patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Co infection with HBV, HIV, HDV
  • Decompensated liver disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01159613

Ziv medical center liver unit
Safed, Israel, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ziv Hospital
Hillel Yafe MC Hadera
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Responsible Party: Liver Clinic, Ziv medical center Identifier: NCT01159613     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HDL + HCV
Study First Received: July 8, 2010
Last Updated: July 8, 2010
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Ziv Hospital:
Cholesterol level
fibrosis score

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C, Chronic
Hepatitis, Chronic
Virus Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Enterovirus Infections
Flaviviridae Infections
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Liver Diseases
Picornaviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections processed this record on November 25, 2015