Treatment of "problematic" hepatitis C patients.

  title={Treatment of "problematic" hepatitis C patients.},
  author={Massimo Colombo},
  journal={The Italian journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={28 7},
There is limited information about the natural history of hepatitis C in problematic patients and this may affect development of treatment strategies. In patients with persistently normal serum transaminases, infection is often a benign condition which does not require therapy. By contrast, treatment with antiviral drugs is advisable for recipients of renal or liver grafts who may have shortened life expectancies as a consequence of hepatitis C. However, interferon alpha, which is the only… CONTINUE READING