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Author Topic: Curing Hepatitis C Is Tied to Rapid Improvements in Liver Stiffness  (Read 4851 times)

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Those with progressive fibrosis (scarring) of the liver who are cured of hepatitis C virus (HCV) experience improvements in their liver stiffness by the 24-week mark after they complete direct-acting antiviral treatment for the virus, Healio reports.

Publishing their findings in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, researchers conducted a study of 210 people who between September 2014 and August 2016 were cured of hep C through treatment with Daklinza (daclatasvir) and the experimental asunaprevir.

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