Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk After Hepatitis C Cure

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk After Hepatitis C Cure With the recent introduction of direct acting antiviral agents for hepatitis C treatment, many patients are receiving these highly effective therapies. Patients with advanced fibrosis or cirrhosis prior to antiviral treatment will have decreased but persistent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma following cure of hepatitis C. This review will discuss this risk and review current surveillance recommendations. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Current Treatment Options in Infectious Diseases Springer Journals

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk After Hepatitis C Cure

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Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Infectious Diseases
eISSN
1534-6250
D.O.I.
10.1007/s40506-017-0139-3
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Abstract

With the recent introduction of direct acting antiviral agents for hepatitis C treatment, many patients are receiving these highly effective therapies. Patients with advanced fibrosis or cirrhosis prior to antiviral treatment will have decreased but persistent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma following cure of hepatitis C. This review will discuss this risk and review current surveillance recommendations.

Journal

Current Treatment Options in Infectious DiseasesSpringer Journals

Published: Dec 8, 2017

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