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Author Topic: High Risk of Complications Post–Hep C Cure for Those With Advanced Liver Damage  (Read 1932 times)

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Individuals who are treated for hepatitis C virus (HCV) when they have advanced fibrosis or cirrhosis remain at high risk of liver disease progression even after being cured of the virus. Consequently, researchers recommend routine monitoring for this group.

Publishing their findings in the Journal of Hepatology, researchers conducted a pooled analysis of data on 1,000 people who participated in Canadian or European cohort studies and who had advanced fibrosis or fibrosis when they were cured of hep C with interferon-based treatment. Individuals were excluded from the analysis if they were coinfected with HIV or hepatitis B virus (HBV).

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