2021 - Reference list of hepatitis publications of the VHPB board members

Sexual Dimorphism in Hepatocyte Xenograft Models. Sari G, van Oord GW, van de Garde MDB, Voermans JJC, Boonstra A, Vanwolleghem TCell Transplant. 2021 Jan-Dec;30:9636897211006132. doi: 10.1177/09636897211006132.33938243


Treatment induced clearance of hepatitis E viruses by interferon-lambda in liver-humanized mice. Sari G, Mulders CE, Zhu J, van Oord GW, Feng Z, Kreeft-Voermans JJC, Boonstra A, Vanwolleghem T. Liver Int. 2021 Dec;41(12):2866-2873. doi: 10.1111/liv.15033. Epub 2021 Aug 29.PMID: 34392598


Off-Therapy Response After Nucleos(t)ide Analogue Withdrawal in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B: An International, Multicenter, Multiethnic Cohort (RETRACT-B Study). Hirode G, Choi HSJ, Chen CH, Su TH, Seto WK, Van Hees S, Papatheodoridi M, Lens S, Wong G, Brakenhoff SM, Chien RN, Feld J, Sonneveld MJ, Chan HLY, Forns X, Papatheodoridis GV, Vanwolleghem T, Yuen MF, Hsu YC, Kao JH, Cornberg M, Hansen BE, Jeng WJ, Janssen HLA; RETRACT-B Study Group. Gastroenterology. 2022 Mar;162(3):757-771.e4. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2021.11.002. Epub 2021 Nov 9.PMID: 34762906


Clinical management of chronic hepatitis B: A concise overview. Furquim d'Almeida A, Ho E, Van Hees S, Vanwolleghem T. United European Gastroenterol J. 2022 Feb;10(1):115-123. doi: 10.1002/ueg2.12176. Epub 2021 Nov 30.PMID: 34846093. Review.


Humoral immunity in hepatitis B virus infection: Rehabilitating the B in HBV. Vanwolleghem T, Adomati T, Van Hees S, Janssen HLA. JHEP Rep. 2021 Nov 19;4(2):100398. doi: 10.1016/j.jhepr.2021.100398. eCollection 2022 Feb.PMID: 35059620. Review.


Hepatitis A outbreak characteristics: a comparison of regions with different vaccination strategies, Spain 2010–2018. Domínguez A, Varela C, Soldevila N, Izquierdo C, Guerrero M, Peñuelas M, Martínez A, Godoy P, Borràs E, Rius C, Torner N, Avellón AM, Castilla J, and PREVICET Working Group on Viral Hepatitis. Vaccines (Basel). 2021 Oct 20;9(11):1214. doi: 10.3390/vaccines9111214.


The Viral ORF3 Protein Is Required for Hepatitis E Virus Apical Release and Efficient Growth in Polarized Hepatocytes and Humanized Mice. Sari G, Zhu J, Ambardekar C, Yin X, Boonstra A, Feng Z, Vanwolleghem T. J Virol. 2021 Nov 9;95(23):e0058521. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00585-21. Epub 2021 Sep 15.PMID: 34523963


Thalassemia Patients from Baluchistan in Pakistan Are Infected with Multiple Hepatitis B or C Virus Strains. Ahmed S, Ayub M, Naeem M, Nazir FH, Hussain A, Ghilzai D, Magnius LO, Sajjad A, Norder H. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Feb 1;104(4):1569–76. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0740. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33534738; PMCID: PMC8045631.


The case for simplifying and using absolute targets for viral hepatitis elimination goals. J Viral Hepat 2021;28(1):12-19. The Polaris Collaborators. Doi: 10.1111/jvh.13412.


Recommandations pour le suivi des patients atteints d’hépatite C guérie - Empfehlungen für die Nachsorge von Patientinnen/Patienten mit ausgeheilter Hepatitis C. Bobzin C, Bösiger C, Bruggmann P, Cerny A, Fraga Christinet M, Keiser O, Künzler-Heulec P, Lavanchy D, Maeschli B, Moradpour D, Negro F, Rauch A, Scheidegger C, Semela D, Semmo N, Thurnheer MC. Swiss Med Forum 2021;21:184-186.

The case for simplifying and using absolute targets for viral hepatitis elimination goals. Polaris Observatory Collaborators. J Viral Hepat. 2021 Jan;28(1):12-19. doi: 10.1111/jvh.13412. Epub 2020 Nov 4.PMID: 3297988


EASL position paper on the use of COVID-19 vaccines in patients with chronic liver diseases, hepatobiliary cancer and liver transplant recipients. Cornberg M, Buti M, Eberhardt CS, Grossi PA, Shouval D. J Hepatol. 2021 ;74(4):944-951.


Sorted B cell transcriptomes point towards actively regulated B cell responses during ongoing chronic hepatitis B infections. Van Hees S, Cuypers B, Bourgeois S, Groothuismink ZMA, Meysman P, Van der Vlies P, de Knegt R, Vonghia L, Michielsen P, Francque S, Laukens K, Boonstra A, Vanwolleghem T. Cell Immunol. 2021 Apr;362:104283. doi: 10.1016/j.cellimm.2021.104283. Epub 2021 Jan 9.Cell Immunol. 2021. PMID: 33548734


Comorbidities and concomitant medications in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection receiving second-generation direct-acting antiviral regimens in Belgium: an observational study.

Bourgeois S, Mulkay JP, Cool M, Verhelst X, Robaeys G, Lasser L, Lefebvre V, Colle I, Van Steenkiste C, Decaestecker J, Coulon S, Venken K, Vanwolleghem T. Acta Gastroenterol Belg. 2021 Jan-Mar;84(1):33-41.Acta Gastroenterol Belg. 2021. PMID: 33639691 Free article.


EASL position paper on the use of COVID-19 vaccines in patients with chronic liver diseases, hepatobiliary cancer and liver transplant recipients. Markus Cornberg, Maria Buti, Christiane S Eberhardt, Paolo Antonio Grossi, Daniel Shouval. J Hepatol. 2021 Apr;74(4):944-951.


Performance of rapid diagnostic tests for hepatitis B surface antigen detection in serum or plasma.

Chevaliez S, Roudot-Thoraval F, Hézode C, Pawlotsky JM, Njouom R. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Feb 17;100(2):115353. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2021.115353. Online ahead of print.


Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection. Roudot-Thoraval F. Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol. 2021 Feb 17;45(3):101596. doi: 10.1016/j.clinre.2020.101596. Online ahead of print.