Hepatitis C virus infection is a widespread condition, affecting about 170 million people worldwide. It is associated with the progression to cirrhosis, hepatic decompensation, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Therefore, antiviral treatment appears to be recommended for patients infected with HCV. This article reviewed recent evidence on antiviral therapy for HCV-infected patients.

Infections and Organ Transplantation: New Challenges for Prevention and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus

BURRA, PATRIZIA;DE MARTIN, ELEONORA
2011

Abstract

Hepatitis C virus infection is a widespread condition, affecting about 170 million people worldwide. It is associated with the progression to cirrhosis, hepatic decompensation, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Therefore, antiviral treatment appears to be recommended for patients infected with HCV. This article reviewed recent evidence on antiviral therapy for HCV-infected patients.
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