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Author Topic: Cirrhosis Is Linked With Hep C Treatment Failure Among Those Who Also Have HIV  (Read 10479 times)

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Among people coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV), hep C treatment is more likely to fail among those who have cirrhosis of the liver.

In numerous clinical trials, the modern crop of HCV treatments, known as direct-acting antivirals (DAAs), have shown comparable cure rates among those who do and do not also have HIV. However, in two recent cohorts of Spanish individuals receiving treatment for hep C, the subgroups that had HIV in each cohort did experience somewhat lower cure rates compared with the subgroups that had only HCV, specifically cure rates of 92 percent and 95 percent among those with HIV and HCV compared with cure rates of 98 percent and 98 percent among those with only HCV.



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