- Category: HCV Disease Progression
- Published on Friday, 19 December 2014 00:00
- Written by Liz Highleyman
Chronic hepatitis C patients with advanced liver fibrosis or cirrhosis who achieve sustained virological response to treatment have a life expectancy matching that of the general population, according to findings from a retrospective study published in the November 12 Journal of the American Medical Association. Those who were not cured, however, had significantly reduced survival.