Alcohol use and treatment of hepatitis C virus: results of a national multicenter study.

@article{Anand2006AlcoholUA,
  title={Alcohol use and treatment of hepatitis C virus: results of a national multicenter study.},
  author={Bhupinder Singh Anand and Sue L. Currie and Eric W Dieperink and Edmund J. Bini and Hui Shen and Samuel B. Ho and Teresa Lyn Wright},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={130 6},
  pages={1607-16}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection who use alcohol have been excluded from clinical trials; therefore, outcomes with antiviral therapy are unknown. The aim of the study was to determine the impact of alcohol use on HCV treatment outcomes. METHODS Subjects using alcohol were categorized as follows: no alcohol versus regular alcohol use, quantity consumed (none, <6 drinks/day, >/=6 drinks/day), CAGE score <2 or >/=2, and recent alcohol use (past 12 months… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 67 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…