Meeting News Coverage

Telaprevir with ribavirin appears effective for transplant patients with HCV, preliminary data suggest

November 18, 2013
WASHINGTON — A combination of twice-daily telaprevir along with pegylated interferon alfa-2a and ribavirin is generating positive results in…
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Multiple-DAA regimens may decrease duration of HCV treatment

November 13, 2013
WASHINGTON — Use of multiple direct-acting antivirals targeting various stages of the hepatitis C life cycle can effectively reduce the length…
In the Journals

SSRIs may reduce treatment-associated depression in HCV patients

November 12, 2013
Prophylactic use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors may significantly reduce the incidence of depression associated with pegylated interferon…
In the Journals

Late relapse after SVR may not be new HCV infection

November 11, 2013
Patients with hepatitis C who relapse after achieving sustained virological response may be having a relapse of the initial infection rather than a…
Meeting News Coverage

Ongoing phase 2 trial finds RVR from all-oral regimen for HCV patients

November 11, 2013
WASHINGTON — An investigational, all-oral combination of protease inhibitor faldaprevir, non-nucleoside NS5B inhibitor deleobuvir and NS5A…
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Gamma-GT levels may predict HCC risk in noncirrhotic patients after SVR

November 8, 2013
WASHINGTON — Heightened levels of serum gamma-glutamyl transferase in noncirrhotic hepatitis C patients who had achieved sustained virologic…
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Interferon/ribavirin-free triple therapy highly effective for chronic HCV genotype 1

November 5, 2013
WASHINGTON — Patients with chronic hepatitis C genotype 1, including those with cirrhosis, experienced high rates of sustained virologic…
Meeting News Coverage

Immunosuppression, EVR predictive of SVR in liver transplant recipients with HCV

November 5, 2013
WASHINGTON — Sustained response to triple therapy among liver transplant recipients with chronic hepatitis C was significantly impacted by…
Meeting News Coverage

ED screening identifies previously undiagnosed patients with HCV

November 5, 2013
WASHINGTON — A screening program implemented in an emergency department resulted in the identification of a large number of previously…
In the Journals

Knowledge of HCV status influences equipment-sharing in IDUs

November 4, 2013
Injection drug users who knew they had hepatitis C were more likely to share their injection equipment with those who also had hepatitis C…