Hepatitis C Virus Eradication by Direct Antiviral Agents Improves Carotid Atherosclerosis in patients with Severe Liver Fibrosis

Vincenza Calvaruso, Antonio Pinto, Salvatore Petta, Vito Di Marco, Antonino Tuttolomondo, Stefania Grimaudo, Rosaria Maria Pipitone, Anna Licata, Calogero Camma', Antonio Craxi, Marcello Ciaccio, Luca Rinaldi, Riccardo Nevola, Anna Ludovica Fracanzani, Aldo Marrone, Luca Valenti, Silvia Fargion, Luigi Elio Adinolfi, Daniele Torres, Francesca RiniRosalia Caldarella

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Abstract

Recent studies suggest an association between HCV infection and cardiovascular damage, including carotid atherosclerosis, with a possible effect of HCV clearance on cardiovascular outcomes. We aimed to examine whether HCV eradication by direct antiviral agents (DAA) improves carotid atherosclerosis in HCV-infected patients with advanced fibrosis/compensated cirrhosis.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages0
JournalJournal of Hepatology
Publication statusPublished - 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hepatology

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