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Author Topic: Treating Hepatitis C Among Those on Dialysis Lowers Risk of Death  (Read 5136 times)

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People with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) who are on dialysis likely lower their risk of death by treating the virus, Healio reports.

Publishing their findings in the Journal of Hepatology, researchers analyzed 2001 to 2013 data on 45,222 people with HCV in Sweden identified through national patient registries. They compared these individuals by matching them five to one with HCV-negative controls from the general population—202,694 individuals all told.

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