Management of hepatitis C.

  title={Management of hepatitis C.},
  author={Joseph Moussalli and Pierre Opolon and Thierry Poynard},
  journal={Journal of viral hepatitis},
  volume={5 2},
Chronic hepatitis C is a major health care problem throughout the world. The disease may progress to cirrhosis, with complications such as hepatocellular carcinoma. The usual primary goal of therapy is viral eradication, as patients with long-term remission are generally regarded as unlikely to develop cirrhosis or hepatocellular carcinoma. Another primary goal should be the reduction in liver fibrosis progression. Interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha) is the only drug approved for the treatment of… CONTINUE READING


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