Effects of Eradicating Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Patients With Cirrhosis Differ With Stage of Portal Hypertension

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Abstract

Clearance of hepatitis C virus (HCV) via antiviral treatment changes the course of liver disease. We evaluated the benefit of sustained virologic response (SVR) in patients with HCV and cirrhosis without (stage 1) and with (stage 2) esophageal varices (EV).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)130-139.e2-139.e2
Number of pages12
JournalGastroenterology
Volume151
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Portal Hypertension
Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Fibrosis
Esophageal and Gastric Varices
Antiviral Agents
Liver Diseases
Therapeutics
Sustained Virologic Response

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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