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Author Topic: Curing Hepatitis C Can Get People Off the Liver Transplant List  (Read 432 times)

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People with severe liver damage who cure their hepatitis C virus (HCV) may be able to leave the liver transplant waiting list thanks to improvements in their liver disease, MedPage Today reports.

Researchers studied 142 members of the ELITA cohort, all of whom had decompenstated cirrhosis (the more advanced form of the severe liver disease) and were waiting for a liver transplant when they were cured of HCV. They were followed for 28 months.

Findings were presented at the 52nd International Liver Congress in Amsterdam.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/curing-hepatitis-c-can-get-people-liver-transplant-list

 


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