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Research Output 1989 2019

1223 Citations (Scopus)

Adefovir dipivoxil for the treatment of hepatitis B e antigen-positive chronic hepatitis B

Marcellin, P., Chang, T-T., Lim, S. G., Tong, M. J., Sievert, W., Shiffman, M. L., Jeffers, L., Goodman, Z., Wulfsohn, M. S., Xiong, S., Fry, J. & Brosgart, C. L., 27 Feb 2003, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 348, 9, p. 808-816 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence to validate decontamination of endoscopes

Gillespie, E., Sievert, W., Swan, M., Kaye, C., Edridge, I. & Stuart, R. L., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 97, 4, p. 353-356 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

26 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol consumption induces hepatocyte apoptosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection

Pianko, S., Patella, S. & Sievert, W., 1 Jan 2000, In : Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia). 15, 7, p. 798-805 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

263 Citations (Scopus)

All-oral daclatasvir plus asunaprevir for hepatitis C virus genotype 1b: a multinational, phase 3, multicohort study

Manns, M. P., Pol, S. B., Jacobson, I. M., Marcellin, P. M., Gordon, S. C., Peng, C-Y., Chang, T-T., Everson, G. T., Heo, J., Gerken, G., Yoffe, B., Towner, W. J., Bourliere, M., Metivier, S., Chu, C-J., Sievert, W., Bronowicki, J-P., Thabut, D., Lee, Y-J., Kao, J-H. & 6 others, McPhee, F., Kopit, J., Mendez, P., Linaberry, M., Hughes, E. A. & Noviello, S., 2014, In : The Lancet. 384, 9954, p. 1597 - 1605 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Amnion Epithelial Cell-Derived Exosomes Restrict Lung Injury and Enhance Endogenous Lung Repair

Tan, J. L., Lau, S. N., Leaw, B., Nguyen, H. P. T., Salamonsen, L. A., Saad, M. I., Chan, S. T., Zhu, D., Krause, M., Kim, C., Sievert, W., Wallace, E. M. & Lim, R., 1 Feb 2018, In : Stem Cells Translational Medicine. 7, 2, p. 180-196 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Amoxycillin resistance in an isolate of Helicobacter pylori from Melbourne

Midolo, P. D. & Sievert, W., 20 Nov 2000, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 173, 10, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

An argument for the universal prophylaxis of hepatitis B infection in patients receiving rituximab: A 7-year institutional experience of hepatitis screening

Leung, C., Tsoi, E., Burns, G. & Sievert, W., 2011, In : Oncologist. 16, 5, p. 579 - 584 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

68 Citations (Scopus)

Angiotensin-(1-7), an alternative metabolite of the renin-angiotensin system, is up-regulated in human liver disease and has antifibrotic activity in the bile-duct-ligated rat

Lubel, J. S., Herath, C. B., Tchongue, J., Grace, J., Jia, Z., Spencer, K., Casley, D., Crowley, P., Sievert, W., Burrell, L. & Angus, P., 2009, In : Clinical Science. 117, 11, p. 375 - 386 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Antenatal maternal hepatitis B care is a predictor of timely perinatal administration of hepatitis B immunoglobulin

Le, S. T. T., Sahhar, L., Spring, S., Sievert, W. & Dev, A. T., 1 Aug 2017, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 47, 8, p. 915-922 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis C

Sievert, W., 2009, Hepatitis C: An Expanding Perspective. Dore, G., Temple-Smith, M. & Lloyd, A. (eds.). Australia: IP Communications, p. 192 - 210 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

1 Citation (Scopus)

Antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis C.

Sievert, W., 1 Jan 2003, In : Australian Family Physician. 32, 10, p. 826-832 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

A pilot study evaluating the safety of intravenously administered human amnion epithelial cells for the treatment of hepatic fibrosis

Lim, R., Hodge, A., Moore, G., Wallace, E. M. & Sievert, W., 23 Aug 2017, In : Frontiers in Pharmacology. 8, AUG, 9 p., 549.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Apoptosis and viral hepatitis

Pianko, S., McCaughan, G., Sievert, W. & McHutchison, J. G., 1 Dec 2000, In : Viral Hepatitis Reviews. 6, 1-4, p. 93-109 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Apoptosis is increased in hepatitis C infection but not in autoimmune hepatitis

Pianko, S., Patella, S. & Sievert, W., 1997, p. A1359 - A1359. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

42 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the burden of hepatitis C virus infection in China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

Bennett, H., Waser, N., Johnston, K., Kao, J-H., Lim, Y-S., Duan, Z., Lee, Y-J., Wei, L., Chen, C-J., Sievert, W., Yuan, Y. & Li, H., 2015, In : Hepatology International. 9, 3, p. 378 - 390 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)
360 Citations (Scopus)

A systematic review of hepatitis C virus epidemiology in Asia, Australia and Egypt

Sievert, W., Altraif, I., Razavi, H., Abdo, A., Ahmed, E., AlOmair, A., Amarapurkar, D., Chen, C-H., Dou, X., Khayat, H., elShazly, M., Esmat, G., Guan, R., Han, K-H., Koike, K., Largen, A., McCaughan, G., Mogawer, S., Monis, A., Nawaz, A. & 9 others, Piratvisuth, T., Sanai, F., Sharara, A., Sibbel, S., Sood, A., Suh, D., Wallace, C., Young, K. & Negro, F., 2011, In : Liver International. 31, Supp 2, p. 61 - 80 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Beneficial response to mycophenolate mofetil by patients with autoimmune hepatitis who have failed standard therapy, is predicted by older age and lower immunoglobulin G and INR levels

Nicoll, A. J., Roberts, S. K., Lim, R., Mitchell, J., Weltman, M., George, J., Wigg, A., Stuart, K., Gow, P., MacQuillan, G., Tse, E., Levy, M., Sood, S., Zekry, A., Cheng, W., Mitchell, J., Skoien, R., Sievert, W., Strasser, S. I., McCaughan, G. W. & 1 others, on behalf of the ALA Clinical Research Network, Gastroenterological Society of Australia, 1 May 2019, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 49, 10, p. 1314-1322 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Cell-based therapies for tissue fibrosis

Lim, R., Ricardo, S. D. & Sievert, W., 22 Sep 2017, In : Frontiers in Pharmacology. 8, 8 p., 633.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

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Cell Therapy in Chronic Liver Disease

Alhomrani, M., Lim, R. & Sievert, W., 2017, Liver, Lung and Heart Regeneration. Pham, P. V. (ed.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, p. 151-39 25 p. (Stem Cells in Clinical Applications).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of serum activin-A and follistatin and their relation to virological and histological determinants in chronic viral hepatitis

Patella, S., Phillips, D. J., de Kretser, D. M., Evans, L. W., Groome, N. P. & Sievert, W., 2001, In : Journal of Hepatology. 34, p. 576 - 583 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic hepatitis C burden and care cascade in Australia in the era of interferon-based treatment

Hajarizadeh, B., Grebely, J., McManus, H., Estes, C., Razavi, H., Gray, R. T., Alavi, M., Amin, J., McGregor, S., Sievert, W., Thompson, A. & Dore, G. J., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 32, 1, p. 229-236 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

470 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical Emergence of Entecavir-Resistant Hepatitis B Virus Requires Additional Substitutions in Virus Already Resistant to Lamivudines

Tenney, D. J., Levine, S. M., Rose, R. E., Walsh, A. W., Weinheimer, S. P., Discotto, L., Plym, M., Pokornowski, K., Yu, C. F., Angus, P. W., Ayres, A., Bartholomeusz, A., Sievert, W., Thompson, G., Warner, N., Locarnini, S. & Colonno, R. J., 2004, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 48, 9, p. 3498 - 3507 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical trial: effects of adefovir dipivoxil therapy in Asian and Caucasian patients with chronic hepatitis B

Lim, S. G., Marcellin, P., Tassopoulos, N., Hadziyannis, S., Chang, T., Tong, T., Sievert, W., Hu, P., Arterburn, S. & Brosgart, C. L., 2007, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 26, 10, p. 1419 - 1428 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Coffee intake is associated with a lower liver stiffness in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatitis C, and hepatitis B

Hodge, A., Lim, S., Goh, E., Wong, O., Marsh, P., Knight, V., Sievert, W. & de Courten, B., 10 Jan 2017, In : Nutrients. 9, 1, 9 p., 56.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Cost-effectiveness of truncated therapy for hepatitis C based on rapid virologic response

Gellad, Z. F., Muir, A. J., McHutchison, J. G., Sievert, W., Sharara, A. I., Brown, K. A., Flisiak, R., Jacobson, I. M., Kershenobich, D., Manns, M. P., Schulman, K. & Reed, S. D., 2012, In : Value in Health. 15, 6, p. 876 - 886 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Could Adherence to Quality of Care Indicators for Hospitalized Patients with Cirrhosis-Related Ascites Improve Clinical Outcomes?

Le, S., Spelman, T., Chong, C-P., Ha, P., Sahhar, L., Lim, J., He, T., Heerasing, N. & Sievert, W., 1 Jan 2016, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 111, 1, p. 87-92 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

33 Citations (Scopus)

Cyanoacrylate in the treatment of gastric varices complicated by multiple pulmonary emboli

Alexander, S. A., Korman, M. G. & Sievert, W., 2006, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 36, 7, p. 462 - 465 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Cytoplasmic domain of tissue factor promotes liver fibrosis in mice

Knight, V., Lourensz, D., Tchongue, J., Correia, J., Tipping, P. & Sievert, W., 21 Aug 2017, In : World Journal of Gastroenterology. 23, 31, p. 5692-5699 8 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Daclatasvir plus asunaprevir for HCV genotype 1b infection in patients with or without compensated cirrhosis: A pooled analysis

Kao, J-H., Jensen, D. M., Manns, M. P., Jacobson, I., Kumada, H., Toyota, J., Heo, J., Yoffe, B., Sievert, W., Bessone, F., Peng, C-Y., Roberts, S. K., Lee, Y-J., Bhore, R., Mendez, P., Hughes, E. & Noviello, S., 2016, In : Liver International. 36, 7, p. 954-962 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

89 Citations (Scopus)

Daclatasvir plus peginterferon alfa and ribavirin for treatment-naive chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 or 4 infection: A randomised study

Hezode, C., Hirschfield, G. M., Ghesquiere, W. G., Sievert, W., Rodriguez-Torres, M., Shafran, S. D., Thuluvath, P. J., Tatum, H. A., Waked, I. A., Esmat, G., Lawitz, E., Rustgi, V. K., Pol, S. B., Weis, N., Pockros, P. J., Bourliere, M., Serfaty, L., Vierling, J. M., Fried, M. W., Weiland, O. & 14 others, Brunetto, M. R., Everson, G. T., Zeuzem, S., Kwo, P. Y., Sulkowski, M. S., Brau, N., Hernandez, D., McPhee, F., Wind-Rotolo, M., Liu, Z., Noviello, S., Hughes, E. A., Yin, P. D. & Schnittman, S., 2015, In : Gut. 64, 6, p. 948-956 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Deriving hepatocyte-like cells from placental cells for transplantation

Vaghjiani, V., Vaithilingam, V., Tuch, B., Sievert, W. & Manuelpillai, U. C., 2013, In : Current Stem Cell Research and Therapy. 8, 1, p. 15 - 24 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of interferon lambda-3 gene polymorphisms in Australian patients with previously untreated genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C: analysis from the PREDICT and CHARIOT studies

Roberts, S. K., Mitchell, J., Leung, R., Booth, D., Bollipo, S., Ostapowicz, G., Sloss, A., McCaughan, G., Dore, G. J., Thompson, A. J. V., Crawford, D., Sievert, W., Weltman, M. D., Cheng, W. & George, J., 2014, In : Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 29, 1, p. 179 - 184 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

108 Citations (Scopus)

Early detection of protein depletion in alcoholic cirrhosis: Role of body composition analysis

Prijatmoko, D., Strauss, B. J. G., Lambert, J. R., Sievert, W., Stroud, D. B., Wahlqvist, M. L., Katz, B., Colman, J., Jones, P. & Korman, M. G., 1 Jan 1993, In : Gastroenterology. 105, 6, p. 1839-1845 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Early on-treatment viral load and baseline METAVIR score: improved prediction of sustained virological response in HCV genotype 1 patients

Crawford, D., Dore, G. J., Sievert, W., Cheng, W., Weltman, M. D., McCaughan, G., Rawlinson, W., Marks, P., Yoshihara, M., Rizkalla, B. & Roberts, S. K., 2012, In : Antiviral Therapy. 17, 5, p. 849 - 854 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of low-level HCV viraemia at week 24 on HCV treatment response in genotype 1 patients

Baleriola, C., Rawlinson, W., Dore, G. J., Chaverot, S., Stelzer-Braid, S., Yoshihara, M., Crawford, D., Sievert, W., McCaughan, G., Weltman, M., Cheng, W., Rizkalla, B., Dubois, D., Thommes, J. & Roberts, S., 2011, In : Antiviral Therapy. 16, 2, p. 173 - 180 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

203 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy and safety of 12 weeks versus 18 weeks of treatment with grazoprevir (MK-5172) and elbasvir (MK-8742) with or without ribavirin for hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection in previously untreated patients with cirrhosis and patients with prev

Lawitz, E., Gane, E. J., Pearlman, B., Tam, E., Ghesquiere, W., Guyader, D., Alric, L., Bronowicki, J-P., Lester, L., Sievert, W., Ghalib, R., Balart, L., Sund, F., Lagging, M., Dutko, F., Shaughnessy, M., Hwang, P., Howe, A. Y. M., Wahl, J., Robertson, M. N. & 2 others, Barr, E. & Haber, B., 2015, In : The Lancet. 385, 9973, p. 1075 - 1086 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy and Safety of Mycophenolate Mofetil in Patients With Autoimmune Hepatitis and Suboptimal Outcomes After Standard Therapy

Roberts, S. K., Lim, R., Strasser, S., Nicoll, A., Gazzola, A., Mitchell, J., Siow, W., Khoo, T., Hamarneh, Z., Weltman, M., Gow, P., Janko, N., Tse, E., Mishra, G., Cheng, E. H., Levy, M., Cheng, W., Sood, S., Skoien, R., Mitchell, J. & 8 others, Zekry, A., George, J., MacQuillan, G., Wigg, A., Stuart, K., Sievert, W., McCaughan, G. & ALA Clinical Research Network, 1 Feb 2018, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 16, 2, p. 268-277 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

42 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy and safety of single-session argon plasma coagulation in the management of chronic radiation proctitis

Swan, M., Moore, G., Sievert, W. & Devonshire, D., 2010, In : Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 72, 1, p. 150 - 154 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy and tolerability of pegylated interferon-alpha-2a in chronic hepatitis B: a multicenter clinical experience

Ratnam, D., Dev, A. T., Nguyen, T., Sundararajan, V., Harley, H., Cheng, W., Lee, A., Rusli, F., Chen, R., Bell, S., Pianko, S. & Sievert, W., 2012, In : Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 27, 9, p. 1447 - 1453 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

35 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of entecavir in chronic hepatitis B patients with mildly elevated alanine aminotransferase and biopsy-proven histological damage

Wu, I-C., Lai, C-L., Han, S-H., Han, K-H., Gordon, S., Chao, Y-C., Tan, C-K., Sievert, W., Tanwandee, T., Xu, D., Neo, B-L. & Chang, T-T., 2010, In : Hepatology. 51, 4, p. 1185 - 1189 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

103 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of entecavir with or without tenofovir disoproxil fumarate for nucleos(t)ide-naive patients with chronic hepatitis B

Lok, A. S., Trinh, H., Carosi, G., Akarca, U. S., Gadano, A., Habersetzer, F., Sievert, W., Wong, D., Lovegren, M., Cohen, D. & Llamoso, C., 2012, In : Gastroenterology. 143, 3 (Art. ID: e1), p. 619 - 628 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

49 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced antiviral treatment efficacy and uptake in preventing the rising burden of hepatitis C-related liver disease and costs in Australia

Sievert, W., Razavi, H. A., Estes, C., Thompson, A. J. V., Zekry, A., Roberts, S. K. & Dore, G. J., 2014, In : Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 29, Suppl 1, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Erratum: Using natural history to guide managemet of chronic hepatitis B (Medicine Today (2007) (30))

Ratnam, D. & Sievert, W., 1 Jan 2008, In : Medicine Today. 9, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateResearchpeer-review

25 Citations (Scopus)

Ethnic and cultural determinants influence risk assessment for hepatitis C acquisition

Dev, A. T., Sundararajan, V. & Sievert, W., 2004, In : Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 19, 7, p. 792 - 798 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Exposure of Kupffer cells to iron results in altered function and a significant reduction in ROS production

Pianko, S., Patella, S. & Sievert, W., 1997, p. 342A - 342A. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

20 Citations (Scopus)

Factors associated with severity of hepatic fibrosis in people with chronic hepatitis C infection

Danta, M., Dore, G. J., Hennessy, L., Li, Y., Vickers, C. R., Harley, H., Ngu, M., Reed, W., Desmond, P. V., Sievert, W., Farrell, G. C., Kaldor, J. M. & Batey, R., 2002, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 177, 5, p. 240 - 245 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

82 Citations (Scopus)