Public health impact of antiviral therapy for hepatitis C in the United States.

@article{Volk2009PublicHI,
  title={Public health impact of antiviral therapy for hepatitis C in the United States.},
  author={Michael L. Volk and Rachel S. Tocco and Sameer D. Saini and Anna S. F. Lok},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={1750-5}
}
UNLABELLED Despite dramatic improvements in antiviral therapy for hepatitis C, there is reason to believe that the uptake of antiviral therapy remains limited. The aims of this study were to determine the number of patients being treated with antiviral therapy in the U.S., to estimate the public health impact of these treatment patterns, and to identify barriers to treatment for patients with hepatitis C. Data on the number of new patient pegylated interferon prescriptions each year, from 2002… CONTINUE READING

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