Among patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection and advanced hepatic fibrosis (development of excess fibrous connective tissue), sustained virological response (SVR) to interferon-based treatment was associated with a lower risk of all-cause mortality compared with patients without SVR, according to a study in the Dec. 26 issue of JAMA.
Sustained Virological Response Linked with Improved Survival for Patients with Chronic HCV Infection
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