An Observational Study of Patients Undergoing Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis B (HBV) Infection

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Age: 18 years or older
Gender:
Any
Healthy Volunteers: No
Keywords: hepatitis b, HBV
Type: Other study
Target:
30 Participants
Investigator:
Description
This study will learn more about people with hepatitis B.

By doing this study, researchers hope to:
• Find out more about patients that have hepatitis B, including their age, race/ethnicity, and other medical conditions they may have
• Learn about different medications, procedures, and other treatments that are being used to manage hepatitis B.
• Understand changes that may be happening in the liver or throughout the body by looking at reports such as those for scans, tests, and biopsies
This study requires

The study team will make sure you qualify to take part in the study. Qualified participants will receive detailed information about the study. This may include a list of study-related tests and procedures.

Who can participate

Inclusion 1. Male or female patients, age ≥18 years 2. On a stable antiviral therapy regimen for hepatitis B as determined by treating physician

Exclusion 1. Inability to provide written informed consent 2. Known coinfection with hepatitis Delta 3. Known history of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Benefits and risks of participating
BENEFITS:

We cannot promise any benefits to you as a result of taking part in this research study.


RISKS:

The study doctor will discuss the risks associated with taking part in this research study.
Compensation
You will not be paid to take part in this research study.
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Schedule
Study duration and period
We expect that you will be in this research study for 5 years.
Recruitment period
From Nov. 28, 2018
Location
UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95817
Research Topic
Conditions:
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver Diseases