Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in active drug users.

@article{Davis2001TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in active drug users.},
  author={Gary L. Davis and James R Rodrigue},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={345 3},
  pages={
          215-7
        }
}
It is currently estimated that between 2.7 million and 4.0 million persons in the United States have chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.1 Many of these persons have potentially progressive disease. Studies suggest that mortality and health care costs from complications of chronic hepatitis C and cirrhosis, such as hepatocellular carcinoma and liver failure, will increase dramatically over the next 10 to 20 years.2,3 Several reports indicate that this increase has already begun to occur.4… CONTINUE READING

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