The Benefits of Hepatitis C Virus Cure: Every Rose Has Thorns

D. Salmon; M. U. Mondelli; M. Maticic; J. E. Arends

Disclosures

J Viral Hepat. 2018;25(4):320-328. 

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Conclusion

The advent of DAAs has revolutionized the treatment of HCV infection, enabling a cure for most patients. This will result in declining mortality rates due to HCC and to fewer extrahepatic manifestations. However, it will require early treatment of HCV at an individual and population level, with broad access to DAAs. To achieve the collective targets, a radical change is needed, with highly motivated national policies to improve screening and access to care, particularly in high–risk populations.

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