Treatment of patients with HCV infection with or without liver biopsy.

Abstract

Expert consensus recommends liver biopsy before therapy for chronic hepatitis C. A cost effectiveness analysis suggested that the best strategy in the management of patients was to treat without biopsy. We compared therapy in patients who did, or did not undergo biopsy. Hepatitis C virus (HCV)-positive patients (78) who did not agree to (n = 57) or with… (More)

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@article{Andriulli2004TreatmentOP, title={Treatment of patients with HCV infection with or without liver biopsy.}, author={Angelo Andriulli and Marco Giovanni Persico and Angelo Iacobellis and Giancarlo De Maio and Donald N Di Salvo and Andrea Spadaccini and Donato Bacca and Geoacchino Leandro and Francesco Ventrella and A Mangia}, journal={Journal of viral hepatitis}, year={2004}, volume={11 6}, pages={536-42} }