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Author Topic: Calculator Predicts Whose Advanced Cirrhosis Will Regress Post–Hep C Cure  (Read 1314 times)

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Offline Hep Editors

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A newly developed scoring system can help predict whether individuals with decompensated cirrhosis (the more severe form of the advanced liver disease) will see their liver damage dial back after being cured of hepatitis C virus (HCV), Healio reports.

Publishing their findings in the journal Gastroenterology, researchers analyzed data on 622 people with advanced liver disease who were treated for hep C with Sovaldi (sofosbuvir)-based regimens in the SOLAR-1, SOLAR-2, ASTRAL-4 and GS-US-334-0125 clinical trials. A total of 502 of these individuals had Child-Pugh Turcotte class B liver disease and 120 had class C liver disease.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/calculator-predicts-whose-advanced-cirrhosis-will-regress-posthep-c-cure

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Great news. The link to the calculator did not work.
Genotype 1a
1978 contracted, 1990 Dx
1995 Intron A failed
2001 Interferon Riba null response
2003 Pegintron Riba trial med null response
2008 F4 Cirrhosis Bx
2014 12 week Sov/Oly relapse
10/14 fibroscan 27 PLT 96
2014 24 weeks Harvoni 15 weeks Riba
5/4/15 EOT not detected, ALT 21, AST 20
4 week post not detected, ALT 26, AST 28
12 week post NOT DETECTED (07/27/15)
ALT 29, AST 27 PLT 92
24 week post NOT DETECTED! (10/19/15)
44 weeks (3/11/16)  fibroscan 33, PLT 111, HCV NOT DETECTED!
I AM FREE!

 


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