Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in Asia: When East meets West

@article{Yu2009TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in Asia: When East meets West},
  author={Ming-Lung Yu and Wan-Long Chuang},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={24}
}
  • M. Yu, W. Chuang
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The issue of best treatment for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is in constant flux, not only in Western countries but also in Asia. Currently, pegylated-interferon plus ribavirin is the standard of care. Studies from Asia provide evidence to support the same broad treatment strategies for Asian patients as recommended in Western countries. Nevertheless, there is increasing evidence that Asians have a higher likelihood of achieving a sustained virological response (SVR) than their… Expand
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