Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 30th, 2006
"HCV is a major cause of chronic hepatitis and hepatic fibrosis, and chronic infection can frequently progress to cirrhosis, end-stage liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma. Treatment with pegylated interferons (INFs) plus ribavirin has been shown to be more effective than pegylated INFs alone or standard INFs with or without ribavirin," wrote J.E. Laydenalmer and colleagues, University of Illinois.
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