Treatment of hepatitis C in hemophiliacs.

  title={Treatment of hepatitis C in hemophiliacs.},
  author={Massimo Franchini and Nicoletta Nicolini and Franco Capra},
  journal={American journal of hematology},
  volume={81 9},
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in hemophiliacs who received nonvirucidally treated large-pool clotting factor concentrates before 1986. In fact, although many hemophiliacs infected with HCV have a slow progression of liver disease, in a minority of them hepatitis evolves toward end-stage liver disease and hepatocarcinoma. Moreover, a significant percentage of HCV-infected hemophiliacs were also coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV… CONTINUE READING


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