Management of hepatitis C in active drugs users: experience of an addiction care hepatology unit.

@article{Cournot2004ManagementOH,
  title={Management of hepatitis C in active drugs users: experience of an addiction care hepatology unit.},
  author={Maxime Cournot and Andr{\'e} Glibert and Fabienne Castel and François Druart and Kamran Imani and Valerie Lauwers-Cances and Thierry Morin},
  journal={Gastroenterologie clinique et biologique},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 6-7 Pt 1},
  pages={533-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Recent guidelines on the management of patients chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection recommend the same anti-HCV therapy for active intravenous drug users and other patients, however some physicians are reluctant to treat active drug users. The aim of this study was to compare hepatitis C management practices and clinical outcome after treatment between active intravenous drug users and other patients. METHODS Four hundred and thirty-five naive HCV seropositive patients were… CONTINUE READING

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