Long-term albendazole effectiveness for hepatic cystic echinococcosis.


Little is known about the long-term effectiveness of albendazole in the medical therapy of non-complicated hepatic cystic echinococcosis (HCE) in resource-constrained settings. We performed a retrospective review of patients starting albendazole for HCE in Lima, Peru from January 1997 to December 2007. Patients successfully recontacted underwent chart… (More)
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.2011.11-0382


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