This thesis regards treatment effects in patients with chronic hepatitis B and C, and focuses on the tools that are used to analyse these effects. In this introduction the clinical background of hepatitis B and C along with the current treatment options are described. Clinical questions arisen from the effects of treatment are stated and the current state of art of statistical models to study these effects is provided.

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Keywords Chronic Hepatitis B, Chronic Hepatitis C, epidemiology, liver diseases, statistical models in health, virology
Promotor H.L.A. Janssen (Harry)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
Sponsor FSC Mix, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Novartis Pharma B.V., Roche Nederland B.V., Schering Plough Nederland, Zambon Nederland B.V.
ISBN 978-90-8559-069-9
Persistent URL
Hansen, B.E. (2010, November 19). Statistical Models of Treatment Effects in Chronic Hepatitis B and C. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from