Prediction of virologic response in difficult-to-treat chronic hepatitis C patients during high-dose interferon induction therapy.

@article{Gelderblom2008PredictionOV,
  title={Prediction of virologic response in difficult-to-treat chronic hepatitis C patients during high-dose interferon induction therapy.},
  author={Huub C r Gelderblom and Hans L. Zaaijer and Marcel G. W. Dijkgraaf and Jan van der Meer and Christine J. Weegink and Peter L. M. Jansen and Marcel G. H. M. Beld and Hendrik Reesink},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={857-69}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine (i) whether early viral kinetics or other markers during a modified treatment regimen are predictors of treatment outcome and (ii) whether fast responders can be treated for 24 weeks, without compromising the sustained virologic response (SVR) rate. MATERIAL AND METHODS One hundred "difficult-to-treat" chronic hepatitis C patients… CONTINUE READING