Long-term outcomes in hepatitis B: the REVEAL-HBV study

Clin Liver Dis. 2007 Nov;11(4):797-816, viii. doi: 10.1016/j.cld.2007.08.005.


This article reviews results from the REVEAL-HBV study, which found that hepatitis B virus DNA across a biologic gradient is very strongly predictive of the risk of disease progression and remains a strong predictor of risk after accounting for other important factors.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Cohort Studies
  • DNA, Viral / blood
  • Disease Progression
  • Hepatitis B / blood
  • Hepatitis B / pathology*
  • Hepatitis B / virology
  • Hepatitis B virus / genetics
  • Hepatitis B virus / growth & development*
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Virus Replication


  • DNA, Viral