Hepatitis C: Does Successful Treatment Alter the Natural History and Quality of Life?
Gonzalez HC, and Gordon SC. Hepatitis C: Does Successful Treatment Alter the Natural History and Quality of Life? Gastroenterology Clinics of North America 2020.
Gastroenterology clinics of North America
The cure of chronic hepatitis C infection has a major impact on the morbidity and mortality of infected patients. It is now clear that sustained virologic response improves overall survival and significantly reduces the risk of liver failure, fibrosis progression, need of liver transplantation, and incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma. Moreover, hepatitis C eradication improves a broad range of extrahepatic manifestations, such as dermatologic, neoplastic, cardiovascular, and endocrine, and improves quality of life.
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