Search results for "Hepatitis C virus"

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Review: In chronic hepatitis C virus infection, oral direct-acting antivirals have high sustained virologic response

A commentary in ACP Journal Club noted that while screening and treating all patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) would be cost-effective and probably cost-saving, some payers are ... A systematic review and meta-analysis of 42 clinical trials
July 2017

Spotlight on direct-acting antivirals

Studies of contemporary populations with hepatitis C virus infection demonstrated that treatment with direct-acting antiviral therapies was linked to improvement in several long-term clinical outcomes. ... Direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) for hepatitis C
February 2019

Reformulation of extended-release oxycodone may have triggered increase in hepatitis C rates

Hepatitis C virus infections increased three times faster in states with above-median rates of initial misuse of extended-release oxycodone (OxyContin) than in states with below-median rates, and the ... Abuse-deterrent reformulations of extended-release
February 2019

Transplant of HCV-infected kidneys to HCV-negative recipients yields good outcomes at 12 months

The study authors concluded that their results should encourage efforts to increase use of hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected kidneys and called for larger confirmatory trials. ... Patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection who received transplanted
August 2018

High HCV cure rate seen with FDA-approved direct-acting antiviral regimens

Six of the direct-acting antiviral (DAA) regimens yielded sustained virologic response rates above 95% in patients who had hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 without cirrhosis, including those with HIV ... Hepatitis C is down but not out.”.
March 2017

HCV-infected kidney transplants appear cost-effective in recipients with HCV

Transplanting a hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected kidney and then administering HCV treatment was more effective and cost less than transplanting an HCV-uninfected kidney after HCV treatment in HCV-infected ... In patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV)
July 2018

HCV treatment was successful among patients who used injection drugs

The open-label, single-arm, industry-funded phase 4 trial included patients who had used injection drugs within six months and had chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV), recruited at 19 sites ... Providing direct-acting antivirals to people with hepatitis C
January 2018

HCV treatment appeared successful for patients who hadn't responded to previous direct-acting antivirals, industry-funded study finds

The study included two phase 3 trials: POLARIS-1, in which patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) had previously taken a regimen containing an NS5A inhibitor, and POLARIS-4, in ... A single-pill regimen successfully treated hepatitis C virus (HCV)
June 2017

Patients had high adherence to HCV treatment delivered in opioid agonist therapy programs

The hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment completion rate was 97% among all participants, including those actively using drugs. ... A study of people with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection receiving opioid agonist therapy found high rates of HCV treatment
April 2019

MKSAP quiz: HCV-related cirrhosis with decompensation

This month's quiz asks readers to determine the next step in management for a 64-year-old man with hepatitis C virus (HCV)-related decompensation. ... A 64-year-old man is evaluated for hepatitis C virus–related cirrhosis with decompensation, including
March 2019

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