Relation between progression and response
Nov 14, 2001
Is there any relation in between grade of liver damage and response to treatment? Thank you
Response from Dr. Dieterich
There is a loose relationship between fibrosis and response. The higher the fibrosis score , the lower the response. However it is only a very slight effect because even cirrhotics with stage 4 fibrosis can be cured of hepatitis C at only a slightly lower rate. DTD
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