The impact of hepatitis C burden: an evidence‐based approach

  title={The impact of hepatitis C burden: an evidence‐based approach},
  author={Z. Younossi and F. Kanwal and S. Saab and K. Brown and H. El-Serag and W. Kim and A. Ahmed and M. Kugelmas and S. Gordon},
  journal={Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics},
  • Z. Younossi, F. Kanwal, +6 authors S. Gordon
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • Infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) has been considered a major cause of mortality, morbidity and resource utilisation in the US. In addition, HCV is the main cause of hepatocellular cancer (HCC) in the US. Recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of HCV, including new recommendations pertaining to screening for HCV by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and newer treatment regimens with high efficacy, short duration and the potential for interferon‐free therapies… CONTINUE READING
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