|Degree of Severity
Feb 12, 2006
Recent liver biopsy done with results showing as Chronic Viral Hep C @ Grade 2, Stage 4. How far advanced is the disease with these results and what, if any, treatment can be done??
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Depending slightly on whose scoring system is being used, grade looks at inflammation and stage looks at fibrosis. Grade 2 indicates moderate inflammation with occasional liver cell necrosis and stage 4 would indicate probable or definite cirrhosis. Treatment can be effective but this requires a more detailed discussion with your doctor.
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