Histological response | definition of histological response by Medical dictionary
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The improvement in the appearance of microscopic tissue specimens after treatment of the patient with chemotherapy. Although it is not indicative of a cure, the improved appearance of biopsy specimens after treatment often suggests the patient's prognosis will improve as well.
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Relationship between biochemical, virological, and histological response
during interferon treatment of chronic hepatitis C.
HIV co-infection does not compromise liver histological response
to interferon therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C.
The histological responses
in the liver were mostly associated with regressive changes.