LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Direct Acting Antiviral Treatment REFERENCES Selection in a Child With Hepatitis C 1. Indolﬁ G, Thorne C, El Sayed MH, et al. The challenge of treating Virus Infection and children with hepatitis C. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2017;64:851–4. 2. Jonas MM. Hepatitis C virus infection in children. UptoDate Website. Compensated Cirrhosis https://www.uptodate.com/contents/hepatitis-c-virus-infection-in-children. Accessed May 25, 2017. 3. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C. o the Editor: We read with interest the article by Indolfi et al 2016. www.hcvguidelines.org. Accessed May 5, 2016. (1) about the issue of treating children with hepatitis C virus 4. Goldschmidt I, Streckenbach C, Dingemann C, et al. Application and (HCV) infection, in connection with the approval, in April 2017, of limitations of transient liver elastography in children. J Pediatr Gastro- 2 new direct-acting antivirals (sofosbuvir plus ribavirin and sofos- enterol Nutr 2013;57:109–13. buvir-ledipasvir) for patients 12 years of age and older (1). How- ever, in some cases, as children in whom prior treatment has failed, little data is available about appropriate treatment selection, so it may be reasonable to consider adult guidelines (2). In this context, we report
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