Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 23rd, 2005
According to published research from France, "in untreated hepatitis virus (HCV)-positive renal transplant patients, the rate of liver fibrosis progression is low. In contrast, in those treated by ribavirin monotherapy, liver fibrosis score increased significantly after only 1 year of ribavirin monotherapy. The aim of this study was to identify the factors that might contribute to accelerate liver fibrosis progression in this population."
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