|HEP C - SGPT RESULT
Jan 5, 2001
DOES A POSITIVE HEP C AND HIGH SGPT (86) INDICATE ABSOLUTE NEED FOR INTERFERON TREATMENT? ARE THERE ANY OTHER MEDS TO REMEDY THE HIGH SGPT? THANKS FOR THE INFORMATION AND TIME....CELIA
Response from Dr. Dieterich
The major way to make a decision is to do a liver biopsy. Treating the the lab test is not really the answer, treating the virus is. The new pegylated interferons look very promising and this may be the year for you! Good luck! DTD
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