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|Title||Marijuana smoking does not accelerate progression of liver disease in HIV-hepatitis C coinfection: a longitudinal cohort analysis.|
|Author(s)||Brunet L, Moodie EE, Rollet K, Cooper C, Walmsley S, Potter M, Klein MB; Canadian Co-infection Cohort Investigators.|
|Journal, Volume, Issue||Clin Infect Dis 2013;57(5):663-70.|
|Major outcome(s)||The use of cannabis did not accelerate progression to significant liver fibrosis.|
BACKGROUND: Marijuana smoking is common and believed to relieve many symptoms, but daily use has been associated with liver fibrosis in cross-sectional studies. We aimed to estimate the effect of marijuana smoking on liver disease progression in a Canadian prospective multicenter cohort of human immunodeficiency virus/hepatitis C virus (HIV/HCV) coinfected persons.
|Participants||690 people positive for HIV and hepatitis C virus|
|Type of publication||Medical journal|
|Address of author(s)||Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.|