Should active injecting drug users receive treatment for chronic hepatitis C?

@article{Papadopoulos2010ShouldAI,
  title={Should active injecting drug users receive treatment for chronic hepatitis C?},
  author={Vassilios P Papadopoulos and Aikaterini Gogou and Theodora Mylopoulou and Konstantinos P Mimidis},
  journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={238-41}
}
CONTEXT Accumulating data propose that active injecting drug users might not differ from the general population in terms of sustained virological response when adherent to therapy for chronic hepatitis C. However, current guidelines contain restrictive recommendations for therapy in this group of patients. OBJECTIVE Therefore, we evaluated a cohort of chronic hepatitis C patients regarding the potent influence of active drug using on initial informed consent, compliance and sustained… CONTINUE READING

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