Effectiveness and hepatotoxicity of statins in men seropositive for hepatitis C virus.

@article{SegarraNewnham2007EffectivenessAH,
  title={Effectiveness and hepatotoxicity of statins in men seropositive for hepatitis C virus.},
  author={Marisel Segarra-Newnham and D Rivera-De la Parra and Ellen M Martin-Cooper},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={
          845-51
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness and hepatotoxicity of statins in patients who are seropositive for hepatitis C virus (HCV). DESIGN Retrospective review of a registry of patients with HCV. SETTING Veterans Affairs Medical Center. PATIENTS One hundred forty-six male patients who were seropositive for HCV and had received statin therapy between January 1, 1995, and September 9, 2003. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS Demographic and clinical data were collected for each patient… CONTINUE READING
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