High morbidity expected from cirrhosis in injecting drug users.

@article{Kavanagh2003HighME,
  title={High morbidity expected from cirrhosis in injecting drug users.},
  author={Paul M Kavanagh and John F. Moloney and Caroline Quinn and Edwin O'Kelly and P. Aiden McCormick},
  journal={Irish medical journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={96 10},
  pages={303-5}
}
Hepatitis C infection commonly complicates injecting drug use. The outcome of end stage liver disease for this cohort in Ireland has not been estimated. (1) to estimate the prevalence of persistent hepatitis C viraemia and distribution of genotypes in a drug using cohort. (2) To measure the frequency of poor prognostic co-factors. (3) To extrapolate the… CONTINUE READING