Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 28th, 2008
"The targeting of host lipid metabolism, particularly via the cholesterol-lowering 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors or statins, represents a novel approach to hepatitis C therapy and has been proven beneficial in vitro. The study in this issue of the Journal is the first prospective trial that shows benefit, albeit modest, of statin therapy in vivo," wrote D.M. Torres and colleagues, Army.
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