Relationship between adherence to hepatitis C virus therapy and virologic outcomes: a cohort study.

@article{Re2011RelationshipBA,
  title={Relationship between adherence to hepatitis C virus therapy and virologic outcomes: a cohort study.},
  author={Vincent Lo Re and Valerie L Teal and A. Russell Localio and Valerianna K. Amorosa and David E Kaplan and Robert Gross},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={155 6},
  pages={353-60}
}
BACKGROUND Adherence to therapy with pegylated interferon and ribavirin for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has been incompletely examined. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between adherence to HCV therapy and early and sustained virologic response, assess changes in adherence over time, and examine risk factors for nonadherence. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING National Veterans Affairs Hepatitis C Clinical Case Registry. PATIENTS 5706 HCV-infected patients (genotypes… CONTINUE READING
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