Response to treatment of hepatitis C in individuals with a recent history of intravenous drug abuse

@article{Thiel2003ResponseTT,
  title={Response to treatment of hepatitis C in individuals with a recent history of intravenous drug abuse},
  author={David V. Thiel and Abhinandana Anantharaju and Steven D Creech},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={98},
  pages={2281-2288}
}
OBJECTIVE:The aim of this study was to determine the rate of sustained response (SR) to high-dose daily interferon (IFN) therapy in prior drug abusers with chronic hepatitis C. This was a retrospective matched cohort study conducted at a tertiary care university hospital in a large urban area.METHODS:The 120 individuals in each cohort were treated by the same physicians at the same facility, using the same treatment protocol and management procedures. Each patient received 5 million units of… CONTINUE READING

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