Outcomes Comparison of the Veterans’ Choice Program With the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System for Hepatitis C Treatment
The rates of cure at 12 weeks were similar between VA and Choice program providers and were comparable to the national average at the time, even...
A Case-Based Review of Iron Overload With an Emphasis on Porphyria Cutanea Tarda, Hepatitis C, C282Y Heterozygosity, and Coronary Artery Disease
Iron overload can impact disease progression and treatment options for patients with comorbid conditions, such as porphyria cutanea tarda,...
HIV-negative MSM on PrEP are at risk for HCV-infection, with risk-factors similar to those in HIV-positive MSM.
BOSTON – Among patients with homes, linkage to care was 59%, compared with 20% for patients who were homeless.
BOSTON – While curing infection post transplant works, prevention would be preferable, investigators say.
BOSTON – First-ever randomized study does suggest changes in peak HCV RNA and an HCV RNA change after infection.
SAN ANTONIO – Largest-ever meta-analysis shows 43% relative risk reduction in HCC.
BARCELONA – Nivolumab led to clinically meaningful, but not statistically significant, improvement in OS and ORR vs. sorafenib for first-line...
In sharp contrast with the viral hepatitis findings, mortality rates among patients with ALD and NAFLD have increased.