Update on the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in HIV-infected patients.

@article{Soriano2007UpdateOT,
  title={Update on the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in HIV-infected patients.},
  author={Vicente Soriano and Pablo Barreiro and Luz Mart{\'i}n-Carbonero and Eugenia Vispo and J. Garc{\'i}a-samaniego and Pablo Labarga and J. Gonz{\'a}lez-lahoz},
  journal={AIDS reviews},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={99-113}
}
Liver disease is currently the second leading cause of death in HIV-infected persons in Western countries. Hepatitis C virus infection accounts for the majority of cases of hepatic illness in this population. Although great progress has been made in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in HIV-positive patients, many challenges still remain unsolved. The combination of pegylated interferon plus ribavirin is the current treatment of choice in hepatitis C virus/HIV-coinfected patients, regardless… CONTINUE READING